Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lonely Guerilla Garden Needs Friends

Let’s make a garden! I’ve done my first ever bit of guerilla gardening. This plot has been dug over, forked, rubbish picked, raked  and had chicken poo sprinkled on it.

guerilla garden plot

Lonely plants need some friends.

All it needs now is some plants. I’ve put a few in but they definitely need some friends. Want to come and play and plant things?

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Down by the Rooksbury Mill Lakes

These photos were taken at the Rooksbury Mill Lakes nature reserve, a lovely spot for a walk. It’s always full of birdsong. You can find information on  other local nature reserves here and information on local walks and cycle rides here. If you’re interested in getting involved in conservation,  visit the TARCA website for details.

Fuzzy yellow catkins.

Bright fuzzy catkins.

Slightly out of focus heron

Heron watching warily.

Opportunity for Andover Artists

This July, there will be an opportunity for 48 graduate and emerging artists to sell their work, commission free, for a one-off fee of  £120.  The Artists’ Market will take place at The Lights in Andover on the 7th July, and will be followed by a an “eclectic festival-style art-bootsale”, an exhibition at the Chapel Arts Studio, and an artists’ newsletter AIRTIME event.

For more details, and to download an application pack, visit the 48 Art Weekend website.

Haiku Graffiti

Andover has a haiku graffiti artist. He or she writes in chalk, so it’s all non-destructive. Apologies for the poor cropping on the first photo. That word is “mountain”.Image

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The graffiti is in the tunnel where Norman Court Lane goes under the A303.