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The February Garden - Catch Up With Outstanding Jobs

Tue 5 Feb 2013
By Andy Cole
The February Garden - Catch Up With Outstanding Jobs

What a contrast the last few days have been, lots of snow; great for the children but a mixed blessing in the garden. February's the time to catch up with those outstanding jobs.

The January Garden - Adding Colour & Planning New Planting

Mon 7 Jan 2013
By Andy Cole
The January Garden - Adding Colour & Planning New Planting

Most things in the garden are dormant now and apart for the few odd bits to catch up on, all is quiet. Now's the time to look at plans to improve your garden for the coming year.

Stourhead - Autumn Sun and Evening Mists

Fri 21 Dec 2012
By John Baxter
Stourhead - Autumn Sun and Evening Mists

There is always much to see and shoot right under our noses. Stourhead never ceases to inspire, so here are some images from a lovely day in the gardens around the lake to get photographers going.

Your River Cale Needs You! POSTPONED

Wed 19 Dec 2012
By Gary Hunt
Your River Cale Needs You! <span style='color: red'>POSTPONED</span>

The River Cale has suffered from several pollution incidents including quite a lot of rubbish being thrown or blown into it. My friend and I have put a plan together to turn it around, but we need your help.

Garden Focus - Jobs to do in December

Mon 10 Dec 2012
By Andy Cole
Garden Focus - Jobs to do in December

Now the winter has finally started and the weather has started to dry up we can start to get on with the jobs left to do in the garden. Here’s a round-up of things you need to be doing throughout December.

A Microscopical World Fires Children's Interest at Carymoor

Tue 7 Aug 2012
By Mandy Cochrane
A Microscopical World Fires Children's Interest at Carymoor

My children aren't what you'd call keen to engage in educational pursuits during school holidays, but this first in a series of three microscopical peeks at nature at Carymoor Environmental Centre got them excited!

School Holiday Fun with Wild Wednesdays at Carymoor

Fri 20 Jul 2012
By Helen Boyer
School Holiday Fun with Wild Wednesdays at Carymoor

It can be difficult to keep your children busy during the summer holidays, especially with the weather we're having at the moment! Why not bring them to Carymoor Environmental Centre on our 'Wild Wednesdays'?

A Unique Opportunity to Explore Carymoor Nature Reserve

Wed 2 May 2012
By Helen Boyer
A Unique Opportunity to Explore Carymoor Nature Reserve

Carymoor is offering local people a unique opportunity to explore the Carymoor Nature Reserve on Saturday 5th May. Explore the nature reserve by following nature trails through the wildlife habitats that have been created on this restored landfill site.

Easter Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Wed 28 Mar 2012
By Helen Boyer
Easter Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Hop along to Carymoor with your children during the Easter holidays for some eggciting family activities, then enjoy some light refreshments, including mini bird's nest eggs for the children, on sale in our education centre.

FREE* Green Skills Workshops at Carymoor in February & March

Fri 17 Feb 2012
By Juliet Lawn
FREE* Green Skills Workshops at Carymoor in February & March

Come and learn how to lay a hedge, construct a path or weave a willow screen in the beautiful surroundings of Carymoor Environmental Centre near Castle Cary. Includes delicious home-made soup and cake!

Feathery February! Half-Term Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Thu 9 Feb 2012
By Helen Boyer
Feathery February! Half-Term Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Visit Carymoor Environmental Centre this half-term for some Feathery February Fun! Carymoor will be celebrating National Nest Box Week with family activities inspired by our feathered friends!

Crafty Christmas Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Tue 6 Dec 2011
By Helen Boyer
Crafty Christmas Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Bring the whole family to Carymoor Environmental Centre, Castle Cary on Saturday 10th December between 2.00pm and 4.00pm for some Crafty Christmas Fun!

Stourhead’s Autumn

Wed 23 Nov 2011
By John Baxter
Stourhead’s Autumn

Sunday 6th November saw the car park at Stourhead packed as visitors from all over the country and beyond came to see the spectacular display of autumn colours. Once again my camera had to be in use.

Live 'n' Deadly - Half Term Fun at Carymoor

Tue 18 Oct 2011
By Helen Boyer
Live 'n' Deadly - Half Term Fun at Carymoor

Become a deadly detective during October half term and solve a wildlife crime at Carymoor Environmental Centre! Explore our nature reserve to find clues and deduce who's eaten who.

What's an Arboriculturist? Jonathan Astill Aims to Shed Some Light

Fri 30 Sep 2011
By Jonathan Astill
What's an Arboriculturist? Jonathan Astill Aims to Shed Some Light

"Arbolist... look up the word. I don't know, maybe I made it up. Anyway it's an arbo-tree-ist, somebody who knows about trees.” (George W. Bush). Poor old George 'Dubya' wouldn’t be the first person to get a little confused. Perhaps I can explain.

Daubing Day at Carymoor

Fri 10 Jun 2011
By Helen Boyer
Daubing Day at Carymoor

Carymoor's exciting new classroom - a replica iron-age round-house - will be daubed with a mixture of mud and straw. Take part in our Daubing Day on Saturday 2nd July. Get messy and try your hand at daubing - a fun activity for all the family.

Stourhead in Bloom

Sat 4 Jun 2011
By John Baxter
Stourhead in Bloom

Never boring, nearby Stourhead pulls in the crowds for a reason. Enjoy these ten images.

FREE "Go Global" Workshop - Tuesday 10th May

Sun 8 May 2011
By Juliet Lawn
FREE

On Tuesday Carymoor is hosting a free 'Go Global' workshop that includes a free buffet lunch! Spaces are still available but booking is required. This informal, informative and fun day at Carymoor will look at how our actions impact on others around the world and what lessons we can learn from other more resourceful cultures.

Methane - The Most Dangerous Gas in Our Everyday Lives!

Sun 3 Apr 2011
By Clive Rogers
Methane - The Most Dangerous Gas in Our Everyday Lives!

Clive Rogers introduces Methane and the different ways this 'Green House Gas' is affecting us and launches an interesting competition. Design your own system for capturing methane from cows.

Spring Comes to the Town

Mon 28 Mar 2011
By John Baxter
Spring Comes to the Town

As March ends and April begins the first shoots of spring are with us.

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