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Amondell Country Park 22nd 23rd and 24th July

This week we were back at Almondell Country Park in West Lothian. Our main task was to work on a strech of path leading from the north car park to the main public path into the park. The existing path … Continue reading

Himalayan Balsam Part 3 This Time It’s Really Personal

Himalayan Balsam Part 3 This Time It's  Really Personal

Today 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 … Continue reading

Green Gym Jam

Green Gym Jam

Coming 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) … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Fruits of our Labour are Flourishing

Fruits of our Labour are Flourishing

So 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 … Continue reading