Tower Hamlets

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7 GoodGymers made their way to help the The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Tower Hamlets.

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Monday, 28th of November 2022
Led by Laura Williams

At 4pm the heavens opened. Who'd have thought it.

But still 7 GoodGymers braved the rain at 7pm, to help Ken and Terry plant hundreds of flower bulbs in time for next Spring.

How come we were here?

Forming part of a green corridor project for this specific part of East London, successful funding on behalf of the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park meant that we were able to join the team tonight in getting these bulbs bedded in for Spring.

A great way of boosting the landscape and injecting some fabulous colour into this well used park, bulb-planting also enabled us to get a decent upper and lower body workout in the process.

Working along the border of the Devons Road stretch of the park, we worked companionably getting tulip, daffodil and snowdrop bulbs into the wet ground (yes, rain, I guess you do have some benefits).

Pausing only to refill buckets and switch spots, we worked constantly for over 80 minutes.

At just after 8:15, we posed for that all-important final pic, said goodnight to Ken and Terry, and headed home to dry out and enjoy a well-deserved dinner.

Well done everyone - another rainy, satisfying Monday night.

Until next time.

Report written by Laura Williams

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Laura Williams
Led by Laura Williams

Lucky enough to be the Area Activator for Tower Hamlets. Personal trainer. Seriously sweet tooth.

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