Trees and Bees Survey

The, It’s your Neighbourhood programme, had trees, bees and butterflies as a special focus this year and this prompted us to take a look at the trees and bees found on site.  We decided to conduct a little informal research and thanks goes to all who contributed ideas and information.…

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Magic Moments and Butterflies

One of the joys of being on site at this time of year is catching sight of these visitors. Sedum seems to attract them in huge numbers.  I counted a dozen on this plant at different points in the day. Ah well, their days are numbered down to precious few I…

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Stunning!

Our wild flower area has been simply stunning for weeks now. Thanks to everyone who helped with the hard work to get it re-established this year and especially Michael who kept faith with the original idea of a wild flower garden after the difficulties of our first efforts.

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How lucky are we?

The site was looking great in the sunshine this afternoon after lots of hard work to get it ready for our upcoming IYN assessment.  The new Octagon was a real picture. This cheeky chappie also seemed pleased to be on site and was clearly appreciative of Gordon Mitchell’s efforts on…

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Community Sunday – Huge Thanks!

I’d like to thank everyone who turned out to help on yesterday’s Community Sunday, plotters and friends from RGU and MacMillan – indeed even Mr Toad Jnr!  With so many hands available we got through a tonne of tasks and the new style General Meeting generated all sorts of good…

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Gordon Mitchell joins us

It’s a great pleasure to welcome our most recent volunteer, Gordon Mitchell.  Gordon joined us a few weeks back and is now a regular on site on Wednesdays and Fridays. Meantime Gordon has worked in and around the Community Garden, looking after the raised beds and watering in the poly…

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