Total Page-views

Blog Archive

IoW GG links

To look at the Isle of Wight Green Gym web page (contains details of sessions etc) please use the following link :- www.iwgreengym.org.uk.

The link to Twitter is https://twitter.com/iwgreengym

If you would like to leave us any comments then please use this link iwgreengym@gmail.com

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wed 27th March 2019 - Quarry Road Allotments, Ryde. GG # 778.

Mark's Photographs.









Another new location this week as we had been asked to help with the local Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club's newly acquired allotment plot on Quarry Road, in St John's, Ryde. This will be an excellent resource for the group to encourage social activities, where they can obtain support and build friendships within the community. And importantly reap the rewards of growing their own produce.

https://www.afvbc.net/clubs/isle-of-wight/ 

https://afvbc.com/club/isle_of_wight_ryde_armed_forces_veterans_breakfast_club 

As with all new projects it can take extra effort to get things off the ground, this is where we came in. We cleared a path across the plot to where they will have their seating area. we pruned the various fruit trees in the 'John Case Remembrance Orchard'.  Helped clear a fallen tree and dug out 2 new plots ready for new raised beds.
In addition a party was able to litter pick the Pig Leg Lane nature reserve which is of course just along the road!
All in all a busy morning. Everyone enjoyed too the peaceful and beautiful allotments. There were some impressively well maintained plots. 

Many thanks to Mark for both the editorial and the photographs this week.




No comments: