The Ushaw garden volunteers have been hard at work over the past few months, digging over and planting the flower beds and removing saplings and undergrowth, leaving us with a beautiful and serene garden at Ushaw.
Six volunteers from the Durham University staff joined us recently and helped clear a mountain of brambles, nettles and other weeds in the area where we hope to start a wildflower meadow, in a glade created by old fallen ash trees.
You can see some of the gardeners in action - and the fruits of their labour - below. If you would like to get involved with
Our two newest editions to the gardens. Carved from wood felled here at Ushaw and carved by Tommy Craggs, we are pleased to welcome our newest guests. Why don't you come along and make them feel welcome in their new home?