Monthly Archives: April 2013

Preston Park parkrun

Want to get fit? Every Saturday at 9am, you can take part in a 5K run – just you against the clock, whatever your current level of fitness. It’s free but you need to register before your first run. For … Continue reading

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Bird shelter in the Rock Garden

A new bird hide is in the process of being built at the top of the Rock Garden. Here are some pics of the work in progress. We’re sure that bird-lovers will enjoy spotting the surprisingly diverse varieties of birds … Continue reading

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An update on the Rockery pond

The latest news from the rock garden staff is that the finishing line is in sight. The photograph shows the old fibreglass removed, with the new fibreglass due to be laid in the next few days. If all goes according … Continue reading

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Preston Park to get wildflower makeover

Two unused bowling greens and an area around the demonstration garden in Preston Park will become wildflower meadows this spring in a bid to makeover the spaces, provide shelter and food for wildlife and a spectacular display for park users and … Continue reading

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Pruning the Preston Twins

  The Preston Twins (probably the oldest Elm trees in Europe) had a pruning session last week. The tree surgeon said that the trees were in a very healthy state and that there was no reason why they couldn’t live … Continue reading

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