Tag Archives: spring

‘Clean for the Queen’ litter pick in March 2016

Glorious sunshine helped our ‘Clean for the Queen’ litter pick in Brandwood End today. A dozen volunteer and the local Ranger dodged the heavy traffic in the Cemetery today to collect 32 bags of litter!  Most of the collected rubbish … Continue reading

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Cars and Crocus flowers for Mothering Sunday !

The main drive of the cemetery was a riot of colour today as Crocus flowers and Snowdrops vied for position in the sunshine. The Cemetery was looking good for Mothering Sunday and the constant stream of vehicles carrying relatives visiting … Continue reading

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Could this mean Spring is on the way!

Beautiful day today in the Cemetery. Sunshine, snowdrops(mainly leaves!) and the Woodpecker hammering away. Everywhere you look the daffodils are blooming and blossom trees are in bud.  Muntjac are calling…….maybe all a bit early in the year? Every few days … Continue reading

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Missing crocus bulbs found!!

Several years ago the members of FBEC spent back breaking hours planting patches of aconites, snowdrops and several thousand crocuses. You may have enjoyed the aconites and snowdrops as you strolled along the main drive but only 2 clumps of … Continue reading

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Spring flowers in Brandwood End Cemetery

Early in 2009 we reported that one of our latest projects was to produce a new feature to the Cemetery by the planting of spring flowers along the main drive. We planted some 14,000 spring bulbs, in various locations along … Continue reading

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