Entries by Caroline Bird

Marginal Planting – Yellow Flag Iris

Part 7 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The final plant featured is the Yellow Flag Iris. Yellow Flag Iris  

National Children’s Gardening Week

This starts on Saturday 30th May and we are running various activities and giveaways as part of our aim to provide fun and learning to the children visiting the park. Free Wildflower seeds with postcards of the recent marginal planting will be availablewith every drink purchased from the Park Cafe all week.   national childrens […]

Marginal Planting – Wild Angelica

Part 6 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The sixth of the seven plants featured is the Wild Angelica and we will reveal the last one here shortly. […]

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Bug Box Building

Come along and learn how to attract all kinds of creatures into your garden and make them a home where they feel snug as a bug ! Places limited to 20 so book early for the 3rd June session with Ranger Lisa bug box poster

Marginal Planting – Unbranched Burr-Reed

Part 5 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The fifth of the seven plants featured is the Unbranched Burr-Reed and we will reveal the others here over the […]

Marginal Planting – Meadowsweet

Part 4 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The fourth of the seven plants featured is the Meadowsweet and we will reveal the others here over the coming […]

Marginal Planting – Lesser Spearwort

Part 3 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The third of the seven plants featured is the Lesser Spearwort and we will reveal the others here over the […]

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Marginal Planting – Purple Loosestrife

Part 2 of the programme of marginal planting, in and around the lake edges, is underway to bring about an improved habitat, better bio-diversity, and a splash of colour and interest, whilst helping improve water quality. The second of the seven plants featured is the Purple Loosestrife and we will reveal the others here over the […]