"Anna Wilcox of Bristol City Council sent this reply to my query about watering the new cedar. .
“We have ordered a weekly watering for it by our tree contractors. The tree planting officer has suggested it could just be under a bit of initial…"
"The view is from Overton Road which is one of the earliest parts of the area to be developed ie 1870s I found the post card on ebay and successfully bid for it. I wanted a photo but the Western Daily press wanted £20 for just one use. I now…"
"Glad we have a correct identification for the new tree. As you say, the common name for Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' is Blue Atlas Cedar and the photo below this
comment shows the bluish tinge of its leaves."
The extensive publicity about the plans for a memorial to the crew and local people has bought offers of donations. I have asked Simon to put a tab on the home page but meanwhile here are the details. Donations should be sent to John Mayne, Treasurer, Friends of St. Andrews Park 23 Windsor Road Bristol BS6 5BW. Cheques should be made payable to Friends of St. Andrews Park and will be ring fenced for the memorial.
John Clarke is doing sterling work raising the profile of our… Continue