Churchyard Update (31/5)

This week, we will engage in grassland management, just as the meadow grasses are at their best.

Churchyard Update (14/2)

This week, we are focused on planting some big stuff. We have been offered a Walnut tree, which will be a fine addition to the Old Yard, if it transplants successfully.

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 of our volunteers, was instrumental in this, and it was great to have his input. We are getting to the end of leaf-clearing and bulb-planting […]

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 for this, as these areas are being prepared for our major bulb planting. Normally, I try to avoid digging as it just results in more […]

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 […]

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 a new home for them. Meanwhile, we have about 4,000 bulbs to find homes for, so a major digging programme will be ongoing for several […]