Workday
Aug
19
10:00 am10:00

Workday

Key task:

  • Laying paving slabs

  • Putting up coat hooks in tea shed and shelf above cupboard

  • Potting up tree seedlings

  • Identifying & labelling trees in the nursery bed

  • Label 2 rowans in pots ‘Queens Commonwealth Canopy’

  • Hang workbench in polytunnel

  • General maintenance tasks - weeding, cutting back etc

Tasks are varied and suitable for all ages and abilities. Disabled access is available. See our Ways to Help page for more information.

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Tree Leaf ID and Label Sculpting Workshop
Aug
24
10:00 am10:00

Tree Leaf ID and Label Sculpting Workshop

Walk the wood and learn to identify the trees by their summer leaves then sculpt a label for the trees we will be planting in November.

Make a label for one of the 25 elm trees our schools will be planting in the winter.

Make a label for your own tree which you can plant at one of our winter planting days.

Adults £5 - includes tuition, label and refreshments (though additional donations welcome). Accompanied children under 16 free.

Additional labels £2.50 each

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AGM
Sep
14
10:00 am10:00

AGM

You are invited to attend Andover Trees United AGM

Saturday 14th September 2019

Meet Harmony Woods for a guided tour, followed by AGM, presentations and lunch

The chance to review the past year, find out what is planned for 2019 and ask questions of the Trustees and other Volunteers.

Refreshments

RSVP

If you are unable to attend, we appreciate receiving your apologies. Thank you.

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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Peace Day Procession - Harmony Woods
Sep
20
9:45 am09:45

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Peace Day Procession - Harmony Woods

Celebrate Roots & Shoots Peace Day with us!

Each September, Roots & Shoots groups from around the world celebrate and honour the UN International Day of Peace. Dr Jane has been a UN Messenger of Peace since 2002 and she inspires us all to live in harmony with nature and each other. Each Roots & Shoots project is a step towards a future in which humans can live in peace in an environmentally sustainable way—a step towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

For the second year running, Andover Trees United has been invited to stage the main event in the UK. We are very honoured to have been asked to host this event and we truly hope you will be able to join in.

Contact us for further details or to offer help.

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Weekend Workday - Harmony Woods
Aug
10
9:45 am09:45

Weekend Workday - Harmony Woods

Key Tasks:

  • Identifying young trees that have failed and will need replacing - tagging them for beating up next winter

  • If ground is wet enough, clearing around and mulching young crab apple trees

  • Pulling out ragwork

  • Cutting down thistles - if anyone has a strimmer they would be happy to bring and use for this task it would be an enormous help

Morning session 10.00 - 12.00

Afternoon session 1.00 - 3.00

Or bring lunch and stay for the day

Contact us for further details or to offer help.

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#GrowWild Flowerbed Storytime
Jun
30
10:00 am10:00

#GrowWild Flowerbed Storytime

Please join us at the Gardening Fair in Andover High St for some planting, flower stories and crafts

Enjoy wildflower stories written by local school children and listen to traditional stories retold by Amanda

Storytimes: 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 1.30

In between and around the stories:

  • Plant some flowers in the bedroom

  • Pot up your own wildflower plants (raised from seed by our volunteers and children at Portway Juniors, Harrow Way, Andover C of E, Appleshaw and Vernham Dean schools) ready to be taken to Harmony Woods in September

  • Make wildflower medallions

Contact us for further details or to offer help.

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Open Afternoon "Wildflowers, Meet the Archaeologists, Crafts, Stories, Tea and Cake" 23rd June
Jun
23
12:30 pm12:30

Open Afternoon "Wildflowers, Meet the Archaeologists, Crafts, Stories, Tea and Cake" 23rd June

Please join us for an afternoon in Harmony Woods

  • 12.30 - 2.30 Wildflower Walks, Sketching and Painting

  • 1.00 - 3.00 Meet the Archaeologists

  • 1.00 - 3.00 Natural Dyeing - have a go! A small charge will be made to cover the cost of fabric and dyes

  • 1.30 - 3.00 Tea and Cake… donations welcomed

    … and, when the time is right, flower stories in the meadow

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Community Archaeology "Between the Barrows" 15th - 26th June
Jun
15
to 26 Jun

Community Archaeology "Between the Barrows" 15th - 26th June

Work alongside the archaeologists excavating between the Bronze Age barrows. Contact us here to book a place. Families welcome.

Weekend 15th - 16th:

Turf stripping and general set up and site preparation 9.30 - 12.00, 1.00 - 4.00

Weekdays:

Check individual days for schedules - some sessions are for schools, some are for volunteers to work alongside archaeologists in the trench, some are general support.

Visitors always welcome.

  • 9.30 - 12.00

  • 1.00 - 4.00

Weekend 22nd - 23rd:

  • Saturday - Community digging 1.00 - 4.00 + clear up

  • Sunday - Community digging 10.00 - 11.30

  • Sunday - Open afternoon 12.30 - 3.00 “Wildflowers, meet the archaeologists, natural dyes, storytime, tea and cake”

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Workday
May
10
10:00 am10:00

Workday

A change from the usual this week - we are meeting on Friday instead of Monday (Bank Holiday).

There are many wild flowers to prick out in readiness for the Flower-Bedroom to be built in the High Street next month , trees to water and mulch. If you have an hour or two to spare, do join us.

Tasks are varied and there will always be something suitable for all ages and abilities. Disabled access is available. See our Ways to Help page for more information.

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