31 January 2014

Gardening in the rain!

The continuing wet and unsettled weather has meant a slow week in the garden, waterlogged lawns making it impossible to do any work on the beds without causing lasting damage to the grass. We have completed the re-shaping of the old raspberry beds and have begun planting them up with cut flowers. These have been removed from the old raised beds which we are dismantling in the hope of completely re-designing the end of the vegetable garden. Grass edging has continued where weather and ground conditions have allowed. The lack of any severe cold weather has meant grass hasn’t stopped growing, although any thoughts of mowing are well at the back of our minds!

In the woodland, the dead hedge has continued to grow in the area of the woods we are coppicing and the ancient hazel stools have been cut to get them back into a managed coppice rotation.

 

04 December 2018
Team Building at Birtley House
Team Building at Birtley House

An afternoon spent getting to know each other

08 November 2018
Residents welcome Mr Guy Fawkes into the Home
Residents welcome Mr Guy Fawkes into the Home
31 October 2018
A Happy Halloween at Birtley House
A Happy Halloween at Birtley House

With Halloween celebrations growing each year in the UK, our Birtley House activities team decided to really embrace it this year and make the most of our own home grown pumpkins.

26 October 2018
7 Steps to choosing a Nursing Home that is right for you
7 Steps to choosing a Nursing Home that is right for you

Having made the decision that additional care is required and that a nursing home is the right solution, finding the right one can be a daunting process. To help ease this, Birtley House nursing home guildford have devised a check list of the initial, most important considerations for any individual or family.

19 October 2018
A rare Birtley Mews opportunity
A rare Birtley Mews opportunity

Independent living in the finest surroundings

09 October 2018
Holistic care with gardening at Birtley House
Holistic care with gardening at Birtley House

Its not just our house that is your home, our garden is too...

04 October 2018
'Team work will make our dream work'
'Team work will make our dream work'

Our inspirational team of nurses and carers, recapping in the garden after a week of appraisals and reviews...

28 September 2018
Macmillan Coffee Afternoon a great success!
Macmillan Coffee Afternoon a great success!

A brilliant afternoon of coffee, cake and prize winning.

27 September 2018
The Countdown to our Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

3...2...1...

26 September 2018
Macmillan Coffee Afternoon at Birtley House

Let's get ready to go!

 
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