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Himalayan Balsam Part 3 This Time It’s Really Personal

Himalayan Balsam Part 3 This Time It's  Really PersonalToday was the second massacring of Himalayan Balsam at Cleddans Burn in Drumchapel. The mid-week group had their third attempt at trying to eradicate the Himalayan Balsam and I have to say they worked very hard and seemed to revel in the destruction.… Read the rest

Green Gym Jam

Green Gym JamComing along and volunteering in Howden Walled Garden finally paid off as everyone pitched in to make the first ever pot of Green Gym jam! First of all the fruit was picked, all the blackcurrants (not redcurrants as previously thought) and then some tasty ripe raspberries – the first batch ever to be picked from the garden.… Read the rest

Forest School Fun

Forest School Fun So now that the schools are off on their summer holidays I have time to update you with all the exciting goings on at the Carmyle Primary Forest School. The P4 class took part in a six week Forest School where the pupils took part in a range of activities in a woodland area in their local park.… Read the rest

Fruits of our Labour are Flourishing

Fruits of our Labour are FlourishingSo proud in the garden today! Our wee apple tree got it’s first apple last year and this year has a whopping 14! The other fruit tree has never had any fruit…up until now and is proudly sporting 3 green apples!… Read the rest

Bonaly Country Park 26th June 2014

Bonaly Country Park 26th June 2014Today we were at Bonaly Country Park on the South side of Edinburgh, a location any former Scouts will know well. Here we were adding some edging to some new steps that had recently been built. We used some logs and large rocks to edge the path.… Read the rest