The aim of the project is to turn the strip of waste ground into a wildflower garden with a seating area. The project will focus on flowers that attract our pollinator insects.
The project will focus on flowers that use UV markings to attract pollinating insects. We will be working with Young Cumbria to produce some UV mural art, The aim of the project is to turn the strip of waste ground between the Centre and the road into a wildflower garden, enhanced by a seating area.
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What we've been up to
|What we did||When we did it||How many people took part||Who was there|
|7 September 2019 What a fabulous early autumn day we had for the Wildlife Planter Workshop with Helen from Helen's Herbs!||07/09/2019 - 14:00||20||Mixed mainly families|
|In association with Cumbria Wildlife Trust we held a Get Cumbria bussing day with pollinator themed craft sessions and wildflower info talks||20/07/2019 - 11:00||100||Mostly families or children under 12|
|Students from Realising our potential took part on 5 consecutive Fridays and helped with garden tidying making woodchip and a giant bee.||07/06/2019 - 11:00||10||Mostly young people 12-25|
|Get Cumbria Buzzing day with Cumbria wildlife trust and mural painting with volunteers from Young Cumbria. A day of pollinator themed arts.||20/07/2019 - 11:00||30||Mostly families or children under 12|
|With the help of local herb specialist Helen Shipton Smith planting was completed in the Native Magic patch. to attract beneficial insects||04/07/2019 - 11:15||10||Mostly families or children under 12|
|31/10 initial ,measuring 07/11 clearing 13/02 path laid 16/03 hedge laying course 22/05/ CWT visit and YC to discuss garden mural||22/05/2019 - 11:00||14||Mostly families or children under 12|