Cisco volunteers working hard at the Moated Manor 21.09.17ElliotOn the 20th September, 19 Cisco volunteers ventured to the Tolworth Court Farm Local Nature Reserve, it was fantastic to see familiar faces returning to volunteer with us as well as some new faces too! As with all our volunteer sessions, we kicked the day off which a nature walk, where we talked about yellow meadow ants, honeybees, woodpeckers and kestrels – all of which can be seen across the site.
Open House 201719.09.17Stephen17 Sept 2017. Two hundred and fifty eight neighbours and visitors from afar flocked to the recently restored (2015) but rarely opened Kilmorey Mausoleum in St Margaret's for Open House weekend.Read More
Science at the Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park19.09.17Stephen14 Sept 2017. Volunteer Heather organised soil-testing at the Kitchen Garden in Marble Hill Park with samples from four areas of the garden. There had been speculation that the soil might tend to be acid, because we have never added any alkaline feed such as bonemeal and there is a lot of leaf fall from surrounding trees in the park. All the samples were a neutral pH, which is fairly healthy for most of our crops, but we may add moderate alkaline nutrients when we mulch in the winter.Read More