Operation Daffodil 2012
Malltraeth Ymlaen was awarded £300 by KEEP WALES TIDY under the 2012/13 small grants scheme.
The money was to be used for the purchase of Daffodil bulbs, planting tools and bone meal fertilizer. The majority of the bulbs to be planted along the 'Cob' at Malltraeth, which forms part of the Isle of Anglesey coastal footpath as well as "Lon Las Cefni". The remaining bulbs are to be planted on the field at the Bodorgan Community School and other public land within the Community of Bodorgan.
On Tuesday the 2nd of October 2012 a small team of volunteers under the leadership of Mr Gareth Owen, the Keep Wales Tidy Project Officer and Lois Roberts, the Tidy Towns Officer for the Isle of Anglesey County Council, commenced the planting operation. Part of the team was made up of pupils from the Bodorgan Community School, namely Aron, Dafydd, Erin, James and Nathan assisted by their Head Teacher Mr Robin Griffiths.
Gareth Owen & Kaylee Williams.
Katie Hughes & Peter Garbutt start planting.
Lois & the Bodorgan pupils at work.
Dafydd & Nathan join Mr Griffiths and some pupils.
Katie, Kaylee, Peter & Sarah at work.
Brothers, Dafydd & James.
Vicky Reid & Kaylee Jones of Acer were part of the team- Vicky took most of the photos and can be seen with the red top spade.
Erin & James have a go with the planters.
Get on with it ! - Lois, Dafydd,Erin & Aron pose for the camera.
With a long way to go, but we must start.
Sarah, Katie & Robin.
Katie, Kaylee, Peter & Sarah moving forward.
A passing dog walker commends the pupils - note the doggy poo bag - thank you.
Sheltering from the rain - the weather was stormy on the day.
Job done for the day - 3600 bulbs planted.
Day 2 Friday, the 12th October.
Gareth & Lois lead again.
Second day on the Cob.
Vicky & Kaylee.
This will be a 'Tidy Village'.
Day 2 Team - Kaylee,Andrew,Vicky,Lois,Dafydd --(Gareth behind the lens!).