Tagged: Volunteers

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“Voices of Spring”

We have been pruning apple trees this week. Not just any old apple trees but the old, gnarled, overgrown, Victorian trees planted in the Walled Garden and at other places on the Estate. Mature...

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Sleeping Giants

“If you have nothing to do, go plant a tree and it will grow while you sleep” Hard-working Team All our gardening work is carried out by a hard-working, cheery team of volunteers who...

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‘A’ is for Apple

And so, as the year turns onwards, we find ourselves harvesting apples and picking the first of the rich black brambles. Our apple trees this year are absolutely laden with fruit and we have...

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Voices from the Past

What an exciting time we have been having recently In the last three weeks we have been visited by two former gardeners who were employed (not simultaneously) by Miss Mitchell in the 1950’s. It...

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January Snowdrops

Public Ownership On December 15th, 2017, the wonderful Bannockburn House passed into public ownership for the first time in three and a half centuries, so Bannockburn House Trust now owns the House and the...

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Christmas Fayre 2017

What a weekend!  We would like to congratulate our volunteers on another brilliant and successful event at Bannockburn House. The Christmas Fayre 2017 only happened due to the commitment and hard work of all...

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Volunteer Blog

We are adding a new section to our blog page called the “Volunteer Blog” which will be written by our various volunteers, young and not so young.   If you would like to add...