Beat Winter Blues…Bring Back Brass Bands!

With the Beast from the East looming ever closer, maybe it’s time to warm ourselves up with memories of far warmer weather and vivid green parks. The Friends committee are geared up to holding an event every month of the year and this years are almost in the bag. Just a few are remaining bits…

Forget the Beast from the East…Spring has Sprung in Radipole Gardens

Depressed with all this talk of the Beast from the East… fear not! Enjoy a leisurley stroll through Radipole Gardens and you’ll see that Spring is positively itching to get going. Our Crocus Walk this year is off to a cracking start. An absolute riot of colour assails your ¬†senses What was wonderful to see…

Prim and Proper or Wild and Woolly?

However, nowadays, many gardens are trending towards more naturalistic beds and borders, planted up with perennials and mulched to keep those infernal weeds at bay. Does this make our gardens any less beautiful?

Radipole Gardens…A Walk on the Windy Winter Wildside

Now, I’m not exactly renown for my love of the cold, but every so often I’ll don numerous warm layers and tentatively poke my nose out of the door. Decided one very windy day in January to stroll (maybe make that getting blown and buffeted along) through the gardens and capture a few images…mainly to…

Bringing Wildlife and Nature into the Park

One of our aims is to make concerted efforts to attract more wildlife and bring more nature into Radipole park and gardens. There are benefits for both them and us. If we succeed (fingers and toes firmly crossed) ¬†with stage II of our Heritage Lottery Bid, we have plans to create a bog garden area…