An Apache Indian saying from North America
The third load of aggregate has been delivered by Portland Stone and now been put into position which has finally completed the paths in the Jurassic area. This means that over the past few weeks the garden group has wheel-barrowed some 34 tons of aggregate. There is just one more 5 ton load to be delivered. This will be a much smaller grade of stone to finish off and make good the surface.
|The third load!|
|Spreading it out|
|Finished at last!|
|View from the gate|
|The completed Ammonite shaped path|
The fine weather continues although with a few colder nights. In the garden several butterflies have been observed -both Red Admiral and Small Tortoiseshell have been seen flying and basking in the sunshine. Buff-tailed bumble-bees are still on the wing and have been seen all week.
Flowers still hang on even in the first week of December. Begonias, marigolds, echiums and Cupid's Dart are all still in bloom.
|Welcoming hot chocolate|
|Tea lights picked out the paths|
|A reflection in the school pond|
|Carol singers around the willow classroom|
|The colourful scene along the wall|
|The Sycamore trees bathed in colour|
|Another shot of the Sycamore trees and the full moon rising|
|A dramatic shot|
The next task for the garden group is to prepare the area ready for the cold frame which has been kindly donated by the Dorset Gardens Trust. Work will now proceed with this project and hopefully the chosen site will be ready by Christmas. The finishing of the Jurassic paths will be completed early in the new year which will give the aggregate time to settle properly.