Kirkstall in Bloom volunteers get into beds for summer

19 May 2019

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The horticultural year has brought us around to spring and Kirkstall in Bloom (KiB) volunteers are making preparations for summer planting, writes Jim Corah.

With the very last of the tulips, daffodils and other bulb plants that help show colour earlier in spring, now is the time to turn attention to summer plants.

And now is the time that you can help Kirkstall be blooming marvellous.

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Join us during the bank holiday weekend as we prep our beds by taking out the last of the spring before planting our Summer plants.

Starting at 10.30am on Saturday, 25th May 2019, meeting at the Drink and Be Grateful Fountain Garden, volunteers will spend clearing the beds are three of our sites.

Then on Sunday, 26th May 2019, again at 10.30am, we’ll be planting up the beds.

Kirkstall in Bloom volunteers hard at work.

At the end of the sessions volunteers will have helped make our corner of Leeds look wonderful. Over the summer, with regular watering and weeding, the beds will be a sight our volunteers should be proud of.

No experience in the garden is necessary, KiB will provide tools and instructions, with plenty of encouragement and cake. Come down and make a real impact on the public spaces in Kirkstall!

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