Events at Day Services Provision
Wed, 1st May 2019 - Day Services Update - May 2019
The Mendip group
The Mendip group have been preparing hanging baskets for the farm.
The Horticulture session. Levelling ground for planting. Planted flowers “blooming great!”
Mendip “upcycled woodwork”. Making bird boxes and bee hotels using our new “Jig” system.
The Quantock group
Service users strike a pose with a very photo-friendly cow.
Service users making mud baths for the pigs to enjoy during the hot weather.
Service users grooming the ponies.
Service users buckle up the ponies ready for lunging.
Staff and a service users’ hard selling products on the stall at the “Bruton pack horse fair”. We managed to sell a total of £162.00 worth of wares.
A service user spots a rare golden eagle at the “Bruton Pack Horse Fair” through the binoculars he brought along just in case he had such an opportunity.
Mon, 1st April 2019 - Day Services Update - April 2019
The Cypress Lodge Music Group has been working on a multitrack recording, and this is now complete!
Here is a link to the finished track -
One of our Service Users playing educational games on the computer in the I.T. Games session.
Our Service Users have been working hard this month looking after the animals.
The Horticulture group have been busy uncovering and digging over the beds ready for spring planting!
Here the group are preparing the potato patch – weeding, digging and raking ready to make their trenches.
The Woodland Craft Group have been working hard this month -
Confidently making the stakes for the hedge laying team -
201904-DS-Creating a hazel fence around the Mendip Centre car park -
Cutting the first pleachers for laying the hedge -
From Stakes making to Hedge Laying. No job is too big for the Mendip team! -
Making a fence for the Mendip car park -
The Blackdown and Farm Rovers Groups have also been busy doing Artwork, Walking and tidying up around the Farm.
Fri, 1st March 2019 - Day Services Update - March 2019
The Eco-Walking Group went to Cheddar Valley Lake.
The I.T. Design Group have been designing and making Origami figures.
The Farm Labourer and Woodland Crafts have been very busy this month.
Making Stakes out of Hazel that they cut from the hedges...
Cutting a Hazel Pletcher to lay the hedge...
Protecting the Coppice from Deer...
The Craftshed Committee Group cooked Pancakes for Pancake Day.
The animal care group have been busy this month clearing out the chicken enclosure and preparing the laying boxes for hatching season.
They have also spent time making turmeric horse biscuits to help the ponies and goats maintain healthy digestion and joints.
We have been embracing the warmer weather too by taking the ponies out for long walks around the farm.