Group run

One more Thyme

15 GoodGymers made their way 4.2km to help the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Warneford Hospital in Oxford.

  • Ellie Evans
  • Isabella Collins
  • Anwen Greenaway
  • Bethan Greenaway
  • Aoife Fitzgerald
  • Matt Burton
  • Venetia Lipscombe
  • Katie Fellows
  • Sophie Wilkinson
  • Emma
  • Shati Patel
  • Megan
  • Henry Gibson
  • Fred Collman
  • Suzy Bott
Wednesday, 26th of April 2023
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Last night we were asked to return to Cotswold House Eating Disorder Unit to work on the garden. The unit has a pretty courtyard garden filled with aromatic herbs, lavendar and buddleia. It's nicely thought out, with treats for the eyes and the nose, as well as being full of plants which pollinators love. Last year we did a couple of gardening sessions to keep the weeds at bay and as the weather starts to warm up it was high time we returned to give the garden a once-over before the weeds take hold. The pots and planters had been planted up with pansies since out last visit - lovely and cheery - and a general prune of the larger shrubs had obviously been done recently. That meant we didn't need to tackle too much bamboo and could focus on weeding between the paving, digging out long grass encroaching on the borders, and some light pruning and trimming of last year's dead growth to allow the newly emerging shoots to get light and space.

An hour flew by - it's easy to lose track of time when you're busy!

Report written by Anwen Greenaway

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Anwen Greenaway
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Goodgym Coordinator for Oxford. Trail runner, often muddy.

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