|Have you discovered our community garden yet?|
Several previous community garden volunteers have moved on to pastures new and what with summer holidays and the heatwave, the garden has suffered a somewhat 'dry' spell! So there were plenty of jobs to be done to get the garden tidy and working again.
|Remnants of our foxgloves hold all important seed for next year|
|All the old plants and cuttings were added to our compost to enrich the mix|
Jen helped plant crocus bulbs on the sunny bank under the tree, later supplemented with tulip bulbs by Bruce and John.
|A 'scatter-then-dig-where-they-fall' technique was used to achieve a natural look - assuming they will all flower and not be found by squirrels!!|
|This sunny spot will be ideal for crocuses early next year|
|Popped into holes dug twice the depth of each bulb, the crocuses won't be apparent until January|
|A fine spread for our hard working gardeners!|
Next up, the old courgette and garlic bed needed attention. Weeds were pulled, and the soil dug over vigorously by Bruce and John. We saw plenty of worms indicating the soil is good and healthy.
|Bruce and John got stuck in to break up the compacted soil and remove large lumps to prepare it for seeding|
|John carefully spaces out the seeds to give each one ample room to grow|
Why not pop by next time you're passing and see how they're faring? And if you fancy growing anything there yourself do get in touch!