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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

101 wellies planted!

I had a moment today to do some planting on my own as I was worrying about bulbs not getting in the soil before I have a chance to do a community plant, so our grand total of planted wellies is 101 with about 3 at Birkenhead School. Today's bulbs were Rembrandt tulips & crocuses. I have even colour sorted the wellies, so all reds together, blues, blacks, greens, reds and patterned and 3 yellow wellies. Surprising really, would have thought yellow wellies would have been more popular.

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Impromptu community plant

Catherine of The Hair Lounge on Wellington Road and Derry

Danny from SDA Survey and Design who are based in the old post office on Wellington Road

Monday, 16 January 2012

MWDA change to MRWA

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, the nice folks who gave us a grant for another project later in the year have changed their name to Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority from the Merseyside Waste Disposal Agency....reflects better what they and we are all up to!

What has been planted so far

10 Red Red Hood tulip bulbs

10 Golden Yellow tulip bulbs
10 Blue Crocus bulbs

10 Jeanne d'arc bulbs
10 Plaisir Tulip

100 Muscari

and more...

Friday, 13 January 2012

The Cornerstone Vocational Training Centre

Today I went to take a look at the wooden structures made from recycled pallets by The Cornerstone Vocational Training Centre, made by young men getting a chance at learning vocational skills. They have made about a 1/3rd of the planters, although the remaining ones are more complicated but I am happy that they will be strong enough to cope with the filled wellies.