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Next work session on the Woolston Station Signal Box garden

Just a quick reminder to say that the next morning work session on the Woolston Station Signal Box garden is this Thursday 13 April between 09.30am and 12.30pm.

Please bring suitable footwear, clothing and equipment for some light gardening work and to further improve this developing garden.
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Woolston Station Signal Box garden project takes shape

Volunteers last week continued to revamp the garden behind Woolston Station Signal Box. The vision of growing flowers, vegetables and fruit in new raised beds for a community garden is slowly coming together and it is hoped that further progress can be made at the next work morning on Wednesday 20 July from 0930 - 1230.Recent work has included clearing a path, revamping some existing raised beds, marking
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Woolston Station Signal Box Garden takes shape

A further morning of work in the garden by volunteers continues to pay dividends.The new raised beds have been partially planted with Rainbow Chard, Purple flowering broccoli, raspberry bushes and strawberry plants.Daffodil bulbs have been planter around the gardenA new seating area has been builtExisting raised beds have been planted with spare Red Hot Poker plantsThe foliage around the garden has
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Woolston Station Signal Box Garden update

Volunteers have now completed a third raised flower/vegetable bed in the Signal Box community garden and continue to tidy the site up. Thanks to Jason at City College for the loan of tools to help us build the beds and also to Elliott Brothers for the soil, scaffolding boards and compost!Our next working morning will be on Wednesday 21 September between 0930 and 1230 and any additional help would be
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The Signal Box community garden at Woolston Station

Volunteers continue to make good headway with clearing the Signal Box community garden at Woolston Station. Our next working morning will be on Thursday 1 September between 09.30am and 12.30pm and any additional help would be very welcome. In particular, we should by then have a delivery of soil, compost and wood from Elliott Brothers to help with:Filling the 2 new raised flower bedsBuilding 2 further
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Clearing the Woolston Station Signal Box community garden

Volunteers continue to make good headway with clearing the Woolston Station Signal Box community garden. Our next working morning will be on Thursday 1 September between 0930 and 1230 and any additional help would be very welcome. In particular, we should by then have a delivery of soil, compost and wood from Elliott Brothers to help with:Filling the 2 new raised flower bedsBuilding 2 further raised
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Woolston Signal Box garden progresses in the sunshine!

On a very hot morning today, volunteers managed to complete building the 2 raised beds in the garden and clear the remainder of ivy off the fence as can be seen from the attached photo. Special thanks should be given to Jason of City College who did most of the heavy duty building for us. His help was greatly appreciated. As for Nancy, Lucy and Ted, well done for all the work undertaken in the sweltering
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Station Walks

The holidays (and good weather) are almost here and its time to pull on your walking boots.The Partnership still has copies of its Station Walks guides available for sale at just £5 each plus £1.20 posting and packing. Call 07900 103296 to order.Alternatively, if you wish to avoid the postage and packing charge you will find these informative guides stocked at:Chandlers Ford Station Netley
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Woolston Station Garden update

Yesterday volunteers started work on the Signal Box community garden project. A three hour clear up resulted in the whole area being partially cleared ready for consideration of where raised beds could be placed for flowers, fruit and vegetables. Rubbish left over from many years was removed and old wood and brambles piled up ready for a skip to remove next time.During the morning the volunteers were
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