Progress in the garden

 New noticeboard next to the new self-closing gate. We have now closed up the gap under the gate with mesh.

New noticeboard next to the new self-closing gate. We have now closed up the gap under the gate with mesh.

Very pleased to say that our wonderful contractors Gaskin Brothers have finished most of the work in the garden.


 New water supply - just needs a hose connector and some disguising!

New water supply - just needs a hose connector and some disguising!

In just the past week, we have new gates, a new noticeboard, a new path, a water supply (although turned off until the risk of frozen pipes has past).


 The mound after we had done lots of barrowing... very popular with park dogs - smelly and steaming!

The mound after we had done lots of barrowing... very popular with park dogs - smelly and steaming!

We also had a delivery of soil conditioner so, with a lot of heroic barrowing, we have a bed ready for sowing perennial meadow seeds and also have been filling our new raised beds.


We even planted up a herb garden in one of the raised beds - but I forgot to take photos.


 Broad beans - started off in modules and transplanted. We will add some more in February.

Broad beans - started off in modules and transplanted. We will add some more in February.

And recently we have planted some broad bean plants...


 Honesty plants in the new bed

Honesty plants in the new bed

And we have made a new bed next to the picnic table (not fixed down) with some honesty plants.


 The old broken tarmac path to the club hut has been removed, ready for re-turfing.

The old broken tarmac path to the club hut has been removed, ready for re-turfing.

We still have lots of jobs to do in the garden - just as well that we have such loyal volunteers twice a week!