The Gardening Group

 

 

 

The garden group meets every Friday 10am at the Bowling Green huts.  All welcome to join us, no tools needed, we have our own stock.

Weeding and planting ferns on rockery

 Members of the gardening group weeding and planting ferns in the large rockery.

 

We work closely with North Tyneside Council in planning projects within the park.  Here is an example of some of the changes we've made.

Park Avenue border March 2011

                                             Park Avenue border 2011

Park Avenue border September 2012

                                           Park Avenue border September  2012

King Edward Road border March 2011                                     King Edward Road Border March 2011

King Edward Road border May 2012

                                       King Edward Road border May 2012

 

Newly developed wetland area 

  Newly developed wetland area along the Link Path.



     Planting wetland plugs

                                         Starting to plant up the wetland area

 

 adding soil improver to Park Avenue flower bed                              Adding soil improver to Park Avenue flower bed

  planting bowling green rockery

                                     Planting up bowling green rockery. 


Duke of Edingburgh students raking off wildflower area  

                       Duke of Edinburgh students from Marden High raking

                                      off wildflower meadow in butterfly area.