Colour yet to come…and tasks ahead

One of my tasks I’ve set myself is to identify many of the trees and shrubs that are in the gardens. Whilst having a mooch last year I captured some fab flowers on various shrubs, but some of them I hadn’t a clue what they were. So if you notice some random lady shuffling her…

What did the park look like many moons ago?

Basically, Radipole park looked like this… Water! It was once a part of Radipole Lake otherwise known as the Backwater (as opposed to the seafront) The lady in the image looking out over the lake is sat on what is nowadays the railway bank leading to coronation Crescent.