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    nature table – june

      :: bush vetch : lime : creeping cinquefoil : creeping jenny : cat’s ear : hazelnut shells : ribwort : birdsfoot-trefoil : nettle : white clover : red clover : marsh bedstraw : broard-leaved willowherb : herb robert : meadow vetchling : bramble : dock : broken snail shells :: nature table in January : February : March :…

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      A stray lavender cutting has made its home in a crack in the door step, and somehow is thriving! Image of the Week #93  

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    History Fair

    We will be at Welshpool’s History Fair, this Saturday 28th June, in the Corn Exchange from 10am. There will be lots of stands representing local history groups and organisations. We hope to see you there!

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      The grass in the churchyard has had its early summer cut. James who cuts the grass has been very considerate and left clumps of wildflowers to grow and set seed. Image of the Week #92

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    the apple tree – june

      There is something strange happening to the apple tree in the churchyard this month. After being smothered in beautiful blossom, the leaves are now turning brown! This does not seem at all right. There are no little apples forming which would be expected by now.     It almost looks like blight, but I’m not sure if apple trees get…

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    What a wonderful day – a big thank you to all of you that came to our open day. Your words of encouragement and support are so appreciated, thank you! Image of the Week #90

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      This week we have been putting together a leaflet for the ‘Discovering Gravestones Trail’, which we are launching next Sunday 8th June at our Open Day (10am – 5pm). The trail will hopefully encourage people to explore the churchyard to discover some of the interesting gravestones here and learn a little more of Welshpool’s heritage. The event is part…

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    nature table – may

      TOP :: Holly : Elder : Hawthorn : Laburnum : Ash :: BOTTOM :: Bush Vetch : Meadow Buttercup : Creeping Buttercup : Hedge Parsley : Fern : Herb Robert : Ground Ivy : Bistort : Meadow Foxtail : Forget-me-not : Cleavers : Wood Avens : Laylandii :: Nature Table : January : February : March : April

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    pointing the west end

      Over the bank holiday weekend we hired a cherry picker to point up and repair any loose stonework on the west end of the church. It was really good to get up close to areas that we’ve never accessed before, and to fill in all those holes! The cherry picker was perfect for this job as it reached surprisingly…