Today was the first ever Volunteer Day and we had a list of indoor & outdoor tasks to achieve. After days of rain we were blessed with a blue sky which lasted almost all day & allowed us to get on with a huge amount of clearing shrubs and trees, clearing wooden walkways and having a general tidy. Thanks so much to our volunteers, the Whitfield family, who we look forward to welcoming regularly and the Hailes who travelled all the way from London to join us for the day (and would be equally welcome again, maybe for a stay rather than daytrip!) It’s hard to say what the best part of the day was – getting the front bed finally cleared, discovering two sets of steps in the side garden up to the lawned area (many thanks to Jonathan who uncovered one set entirely by himself) or the exciting discover of what seem to be animal gravestones in a flower bed.
Here are some of the before & after pictures to show you what we achieved:
Fancy coming along to join us? We’ll have our other Volunteer Day dates set very soon & we’re always happy with visits on other days too. We love being outdoors but there’s also plenty to do inside when the weather is against us.