Ruswarp gardening group – keeping their village pretty!

The next time you are driving or walking through Ruswarp, or passing by the train station, take a moment to admire the flowers, shrubs, tubs and lawns.  The extensive garden area, including the station, is kept looking beautiful by volunteers.

Says Ruswarp Gardening Group leader Mary Degazon: “I have been helping keep Ruswarp beautiful for 15 years, together with other volunteers.  We are a friendly group and meet on the Green every Monday at 1:00pm   It’s very enjoyable and it keeps us fit.  After our gardening stint, we often retire to our fine hostelry, the Bridge Inn, for a coffee or something a little stronger!”

The photograph below shows the Ruswarp Gardening Group team with leader Mary Degazon, second from left. On the right we can see Mary and one of her prize sunflowers.

The main article photograph shows volunteer gardeners hard at work on the Green.

The Group are always looking out for new members, so if you are interested or would like to find out more, please ring Mary on 01947 820860.

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