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 The Welcome Centre and near the noticeboard) which will be prepared and then planted with bulbs. On Thursday we welcome volunteers from Maximus UK, who […]

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 to do: plants, pots and overgrown areas. We may start on new a new area for bulbs and a meadow this week. It was nice […]

Churchyard Update (30/8)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener   It is all about shifting material this week. The recycled brick, concrete and ceramic won’t have escaped your notice. Getting it on the new bed as a base is this week’s task, followed by a similar quantity of sand. Then we can start the dismantling […]

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 […]