Gallery Visit by students from the University of York – 11 May 2018 Cleaning the contents of the work shed Discussing maintaining the garden Looking at the garden in its glory days Removing years of cobwebs Open Day – 24 March 2018 Tasting Garden on Open Day 24 March 2018 Ceremony for official re-opening of the Storey Gardens – 24 March 2018 Mayor of Lancaster opening Tasting Garden 24 March 2018 Arboriculturist’s Work Shed with Lancaster Castle behind. Relaxing in The Tasting Garden The refreshment tables ready for the visitors Waiting for the visitors New path to The Tasting Garden Looking out of the Arboriculturist’s Work Shed. Hellebores This way to the Storey Gardens A host of golden daffodils The cut ribbon Two canine visitors enjoying the Storey Gardens Awaiting the mayor How the Lancashire Environmental Fund (LEF) grant was spent Part of the Lancashire Environmental Fund grant project: 150 Yew trees waiting to be planted to form a new hedge along the Meeting House Lane wall. Volunteers helping with the hedge planting: cutting measuring sticks New handrail installed by specialist contractors, Mortimer Fabrications, as part of the Lancashire Environmental Fund project. Newly planted yew hedge overlooking Meeting House Lane Re-laid path to The Tasting Garden. New path for wheelchair access leading up the slope to the right New disabled access door from the Storey building to the Storey Gardens Images from the early years Tasting Garden in its early years: beginning to bed in. One of the original Tasting Garden fruits The Aboriculturalist’s Shed in the early years of the Tasting Garden Inside The Arboriculturalst’s Shed with all the original contents. Tasting Garden in the snow. Other Images Scabious in the garden – July Open Day. Bee on flower – July 2017 Helenium – July 2017 Insects feeding Plant sale at Open Day, September 2017 Plants for sale – Open Day, September 2017 Open Day – September 2017 Open Day – September 2017 Open Day – September 2017 One of the Tasting Garden fruit trees – 20 years old next year and maturing nicely. Copper Beech tree in the first garden. Gateway through newly renovated walls leading from first garden into The Tasting Garden.