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 gardening week

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.

Wild Angelica

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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

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 coming weeks.

Unbranched Burr-Reed

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Summer Sports in the Park

Fun, Fit and Free – coming soon to the park – you will need your own equipment though ! Tennis courts and the putting green will be opening soon.

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 weeks.

Meadowsweet

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 coming weeks.

Lesser Spearwort

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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 coming weeks.

Purple Loosestrife

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Guided Tree Walks in the Park

A chance to join a fascinating guided tree walk in the park on Wednesday 5th May ! Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

tree walk poster