I have taken on the care and maintenance of the little bit of garden next to the childrens’ playground in Ashbury. Once the unhealthy shrubs had been taken out and replaced with a variety of foliage and perennial herbaceous plants chosen for colour and blooming season, I only need to keep it tidy, relatively weed-free and dead-headed throughout the summer. I have a loyal helper and occasionally neighbouring householders join in and/or offer me sustaining beverages but I would be most grateful if anyone could offer me an hour or so when they feel the urge to don some gloves and pull a thistle or two! Please call me on 710776.
My trusty helper has also taken on the care and maintenance of the planters at the village sign on Ashbury Hill while I am caring for those as you enter the village from Wantage. This is a fairly new task for us so bear with us while we attempt to keep them tidy, colourful and welcoming at the lowest cost possible.