Gardening

Helping at Gosden House School




Thank you to those who, as at the end of September,  have volunteered two hours of their valuable Saturday spare time on 5 Saturdays to help clear a massive amount of brambles at Gosden House School. It  is an outstanding school for young people with learning and additional needs. For the last 5 years a group of Rotarians from Guildford have been helping to clear  the  gardens.Sadly however for the last two years we have been prevented from helping due to  the Covid restrictions. Brilliantly these have recently been lifted to  allow us tro return.  Over the years the brambles have continued to grow and we need some additional hands (and they don’t need to be green fingers) to clear nettles, brambles, etc. We have been delighted that already we are getting help and at the peak one Saturday we had 18 of us including several non rotarians, three children and two dogs! Think what we could do with yet more volunteers! Please keep an eye on this website for notice of our working dates, the next of which is on the 9th of October. Do please contact Philip Rambech on philram1963@hushmail.com if you can help. The more the merrier. A small incentive! We alwayscomplete the morning at the Queen Victoria for some refreshment. 

The School is in the middle of some 45 acres of land and they have very little  help. The land has steadily become overgrown and currently our club is therefore helping with clearing some of the area. We have found some 7/8 apple trees under all those brambles! - see photos.

The pictures  show how much has been cleared already. We are now able to return following lockdown and there is so much to do. We cannot do it all on our own and are looking for some help from people who want to help a deserving cause and take a little exercise at the same time. 

Why not join us for a couple of hours of enjoyable healthy exercise on a Saturday morning and finish with a friendly pint?

 

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