This years wildflower planting event will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018 between 11:00am and 2:30pm.
Naturescape Wildflower Farm have again agreed to offer bulbs, seeds and plants for sale and you are invited to join us in planting them around your loved one’s grave or tree so that everyone may continue to enjoy the fantastic displays of wildflowers as they grow in the Spring.
Don’t forget your trowel and gardening gloves, let’s give those bees something to visit next year!
Spring 2018 saw the introduction of a bee hive at Tithe Green to help with the pollination of wildflowers planted around the Burial Ground.
Throughout the Spring and Summer the bees have been kept very busy pollinating all the wildflowers planted by families along with the wildflowers set in the newer area in 2014 resulting in a very successful crop of honey
Because of this it is planned to keep the hive at Tithe Green over future years, again helping the further development of the wildflowers.
Tithe Green Burial Ground has been nominated for the category of Best Burial Ground in the UK at the forthcoming Good Funeral Awards 2018 being held at Bournemouth on 15th September 2018.
The nomination has been accepted by the GFA in relation to the unique and innovative ideas and practises employed by Tithe Green Burial Ground in it’s efforts to provide as natural and peaceful a resting place as possible.
For more information on the Good Funeral Awards please visit www.goodfuneralawards.co.uk
With Autumn approaching it is again time for Tithe Green to hold its annual Wildflower Planting Event. Each year you have planted very many wildflowers and each Spring we continue to see the fantastic displays of flowers as they grow.
This year the event will be held on Saturday 7th October between 11am and 3pm and we look forward to seeing everyone for another year of planting.
Naturescape wildflower farm will again be on site to offer bulbs, seeds and plants for sale along with their expert planting advice. All you will need is a trowel and something to kneel on.
We look forward to another year of wildflower planting at Tithe Green’s annual wildflower planting event on Saturday 3rd October 2015 and hope for a strong turnout.
Hopefully by now, many visitors will have noticed the gorgeous display of wild flowers in the field adjacent to Tithe Green. This is in fact our new area which we are planning to open during 2016.
We decided to fence off and pre-plant the new area with a wildflower seed mix to get the meadow started and this was done last September (2014). This year has seen the initial display of the annual wildflowers and next year should see the emergence of the perennial wildflowers, which it is hoped will then improve year on year. For photographs of the new area, please click here.
The planting season for 2014/2015 has seen the planting of 89 memorial trees comprising 31 oak, 11 rowan, 26 wild cherry, 15 silver birch, 5 field maple and 1 lime trees.
Tithe Green has again been featured with an article in the Spring 2015 edition (Edition 5) of the ‘More To Death’ e-magazine which is the official magazine of the Natural Death Centre. The magazine can be found by clicking here and the article can be found on page 44.
Tithe Green are proud to announce that following last year’s huge success, this year’s autumn wildflower planting event will be held on Saturday 4th October 2014 from 11.00am to 3.30pm
The event will again be attended by Naturescape Wild Flower Farm who will have a stall at the Burial Ground selling wildflowers and giving advice and guidance on planting.
We were caught out a little last year by your amazing response to the event and so this year we hope to provide a better service and avoid people having to queue.
As a result of last year’s event, spring this year definitely saw an increase in wildflowers at Tithe Green and it is hoped that this year’s event will provide for an even better and more beautiful display next spring.
Following last year’s feedback it is also hoped to have refreshments for sale at the Burial Ground this year.
The tree planting season for 2013/2014 has strangely again seen a total of 89 trees planted as follows:
24 Oak, 20 rowan, 23 wild cherry, 17 silver birch and 1 lime tree. There have also been 4 filed maple trees planted, introduced as an alternative to the ash tree which is still subject of a government ban due to ash dieback disease.