Category Archives: Volunteers

Slipped Stitch Woolly Flowers

There are all sorts of Bloomers in Sherborne  and these ladies prefer to create woolly petals  🙂

They assembled in the Slipped Stitch shop to  create crocheted flowers in  our summer colour scheme and these will be used to decorate the shop window when the  judges come round.

Let’s hope the judges will be duly impressed by their efforts…

(Your webmaster actually crocheted one bloom. It took her an hour and it’s a bit wonky but that’s nature)


Greening Grey Castleton

‘Greening Grey Britain’ is one of the themes of Britain in Bloom this year.

We’ve been doing just that with the Castleton Wildflower Garden. This was once a derelict plot of land surrounding an electricity sub-station which we have been converting into a bee and butterfly garden.

Neighbours William and Richard were hard at work today clearing up the overgrowth and weeds left over from last year:


Watch this space you insects!