Churchyard Update (24/1)

The building and renovation work has kicked up a gear this week, with scaffolding going up around the perimeter. This will take several weeks to complete, during which time, for safety reasons, the main churchyard will be inaccessible.

Churchyard Update (13/1)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener  Despite some distractions (collapsing wall, old monument deterioration and the unlicensed burial of a pet), we made good progress last week. […]

Churchyard Update (9/12)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener With most trees stripped bare now, it is a good time to appreciate their structure. We will be assessing which ones […]

Churchyard Update (2/12)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Last week we set a lot of leaning gravestones right and placed a new welcome stone at the gate. David, one […]

Churchyard Update (17/11)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener This week we start the main phase of bulb planting. There are two large areas (along the railings in front of […]

Churchyard Update (9/11)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener You will notice a couple of well dug areas around the churchyards at the moment. We thank GoodGym and other volunteers […]

Churchyard Update (4/11)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener What to look for in the churchyard this week? Leaves. Lots of leaves. Even though I slightly resent the start of […]

Weekly Churchyard Update (27/10)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Only the Chrysanthemums are left standing in the South Bed. I am just waiting to talk to the builders before finding […]

Weekly Churchyard Update (20/10)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Falling light levels (rather than temperatures) have slowed any growth and started leaf fall. There is still a lot of moving […]

Weekly Churchyard Update (13/10)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener  The South Bed is looking ragged now, as the last standing plants continue to be taken out. The Japanese anemones, Cosmos, […]