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 leaf-collecting season, I know that corralling them is a job worth doing. First, it stops some plants, grass and paths being swamped by a soggy […]

Churchyard Update (26/7)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener We are starting an exciting new project along the railings, where there are lots of closely packed graves. This will take several months and involve lots of recycled, low nutrient materials; beautiful, drought tolerant plants; and the creation of some excellent habitat for spiders, bees and other insects. […]

Churchyard Update (19/7)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener This week’s update? Some sunscreen is the short answer. As well as probably the best of the South border and Old Wall bed. We continue to take down the long grass as Yellow Rattle is harvested, as well as making inroads into the overgrown areas of the Vinegar […]