Bulb Planting at Poundbury
The Annual Bulb Planting team.
Assuming there isn’t three foot of snow on
the ground next April, there will be a fine sight to see in the newly planted
Birch Grove in front of the Fire Station up on Poundbury near the Monkey Jump
Roundabout - clumps of big, bright, yellow daffodils.
A small group of Dorchester Casterbridge
Rotary Club members were up early on Sunday morning and planting two large bags
of the bulbs, donated by Poundbury Gardens, in amongst the birch saplings.
been planting bulbs in the verges beside the roads of Dorchester for many
years,” said Rotarian Tim Stiles, “Big shows of daffs are something everyone
appreciates in the spring after a long winter and it’s something strongly visual
that Rotary can do to serve the town”.