The good, the bad & the ugly

Spring has arrived in the Parade bringing colour round the trees alongside the bus stops.  Explorer Scouts helped us plant these troughs last October – thank you.

Spring flowers in troughs round trees in the Parade

Spring in the Parade

An infestation of vine weevil destroyed the polyanthus in this boat near the station.  We could have emptied everything out and started afresh, but decided to treat the compost and add extra plants (the lesser of two weevils?)

Plants in boat destroyed by vine weevil infestation

Plants destroyed by vine weevil

Vandals struck again in the new underpass bed.

New tree broken in underpass bed

Vandalism in underpass bed