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Lodge 1 and Water Sprinklers

May 2024, saw Saturday volunteering undertake two discrete tasks. Tidying Lodge 1, and locating sprinkler heads for automated watering.

May 2024, saw Saturday volunteers undertake two discrete tasks.

Lodge 1

The gardens of Lodge 1, the disused cottage, on the left of the main car entrance to the park, were given a spring clean.

FoWP intends to ask the council what the plans for Lodge 1 are at our regular meetings and will update here with any information we find.

Water Sprinklers

The formal lawn in the Formal Garden once had an automated watering system. In attempts to restore it to working order, the Wednesday gardening group found some of the hidden water sprinkler heads. A call out to the FoWP Facebook Group led to assistance from metal detector enthusiasts who were able to locate more…

Locating the full set of heads continues.