Spring News from the Garden!

Hi everyone

YAY! Spring’s here!  It’s official and if you’re in ANY doubt pop in to the garden and stand by the pond. Take a moment to listen and be calmed by the gentle chorus of croaks and splashes from the frogs in the pond. Yup they’re back, and there’s LOADS of them! Here’s a couple enjoying a piggyback.
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​More new beginnings with our new afternoon toddler group, every Tues 1:30-3!  It was great to welcome even more parents and more toddlers to the garden.  We’ve been running for a full year now and it’s been great fun and I’m massively grateful to the fab volunteers who make it happen. I should mention that one of the our biggest achievements is not losing the two little plastic men out of our diggers. Incredible!

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 And new season, new name – we’re still looking for a new name for our beloved straw bale building. Thanks for the great suggestions including the White House, the Straw House, the Eco Snug, the Cottage, Bailey, the Bale House etc… Let me know if you can think of any more and we’ll put it to the vote with the next email.
News flash! We’ll be running the Golden Adventure days in the Tuesdays in the Easter holidays (31st March, 7th April 10am-4pm)  but 5-12 year olds can expect more garden based mayhem, imagination stretching games, a giant badger and pizza. £25 booking essential!  We haven’t decided on a theme yet but here’s a picture to show whatever elaborate fun me and Clare dream up sometimes the best times are had when you spontaneously spend the afternoon in and out a bin.
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So things barrel on, the days get warmer and longer, green shoots appear in pots, new faces arrive in the garden and we’re all geared up for our fourth growing season, come get involved! The only cloud on the horizon is a local ginger and white cat has started climbing on our polytunnel for fun.  Claws + plastic = potential disaster!!
See you in the garden.