Parkland/Amenity Tree Planting

Planting of the Amenity/Parkland area on Beauchamps Site Species of Trees to be planted on Friday 18th and Saturday19th March 2022 : Silver Birch (Betula pendula) x 2Alder (Alnus glutinosa) x2Rowen (Sorbus aucuparia) x 2White Beam (Sorbus aria) x2Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea Briotii ) x2Beech (Fagus sylvatica) x1Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea) x1Wych … Read more

Gardening Group

Volunteers welcome to join the The Friends of the Wickford Memorial Park Gardening Group. We meet every Wednesday and Saturday starting at 9:30am-11am. All welcome, please wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes.Details of tasks and projects can be found on our Facebook site: Friends of Wickford Memorial Park.

Update on Beauchamps Nature Reserve

Planting of the ‘Parkland’ area in the Beauchamps Nature Reserve.Mature trees will be planted in the area where the Beauchamps site meets the main park. Twenty trees will be planted on 18th and 19th March starting at 10am.Volunteers welcome to help plant, tools will be provided. All welcome, please wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes.

Walking Tour of the Park 17th November 11am

Autumn walking tour of the park on Wednesday 17th November at 11am.Starting at the Memorial Gates at Runwell Road. All Welcome to join us for a little history of the park and find out what the ‘Friends’ have been up to over the last year. All Welcome, please wear sturdy walking shoes, Should take approx … Read more

No Gardening Group Saturday 20th November 2021

No gardening group today as we will be in the Co-op café promoting the Friends of Wickford Memorial Park.We have been chosen as one of their Community Groups to receive a grant for the year 2021-2022

Spring Bulb Planting Sessions

We have Spring Bulb Planting sessions throughout November 2021 Wednesday 3rd November 9:30-11am Home Front GardenWednesday 10th November 9:30-11am Memorial by the Main GatesFriday 12th November 9:30-12pm Heroes Arboretum (Main Planting session with Virgin Media)Saturday 13th November 9:30-11am Mount Road EntranceWednesday 17th November 9:30-11am Area To be Decided All welcome, please wear old clothes and … Read more

Lifting the Dahlias from the Raised Bed 9th October 2021

The Dahlias in the raised bed in the Home Front Garden will be lifted and repositioned in the main centre bed. We can then mulch the whole bed with the mulch left over from the trees mulching, this will protect the tubers during the Winter Saturday 9th October from 9:30-11am

Wednesday 13 October 2021 09.30 am

Raking the Wildflower Area Everyone is welcome to come along. We meet at the compound near Huttons cafe at 09.30. No gardening skills needed. Please wear gloves and sturdy shoes.