Never Too Old for the Park

Who says age matters? Today’s generations might well be chasing their little darlings around the walled play areas wall…while Grandma remembers it only too well as a paddling pool! Slippery soles and soggy bottoms is all I have to say! Then there are those who relive their childhood days of airs and half pikes… You’re…

Radipole Trees; Seek and Ye Shall See

I’m just as guilty of this as anyone! Ever since I was a tiny tot these gardens have been my stomping ground. I loved the space, the trees and flowers…and if truth be told, I was guilty of playing hide and seek in amongst the bushes. (But don’t tell the kids that) Despite being a…

Radipole Gardens Friends Events 2012

Well…sort of on my way to creating our new website. This is a steep learning curve though one I’m determined to master. But up until I do (find out how to add events to an events list on here) I shall cheat! A full on agenda of events lie in store for you lucky folks…

The Wildflower Meadow

An area was set aside for a wildflower meadow in Radipole park, it sits at the top end of the park at the entrance to the community orchard. A narrow path meanders its way through the flowers that positively buzz with wildlife. Poppies and grasses sway in the summer’s breeze Hopefully it’ll go from strength…

Bygone images of Radipole Park

Anyone who knows me also know I have a weakness for collecting old images of my home town. Amongst my somewhat extensive collection of old postcards and guide books are a few of Radipole gardens which I thought might be great to share on here. Goodness only knows why they called them New Melcombe Regis…