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Cowie Water & Mineralwell Park area


The Burns Garden

Horizon works with Aberdeenshire Council's Landscape Services to help manage the Burns Garden.

There, we feed and prune the roses, tend to the heathers and help to generally keep the place tidy.

Feeding the roses at the burns Garden -- 24 April 2018.  Photo by Julie Lomax.


Pruning the roses at the Burns Garden -- 24 April 2018.  Photo by Julie Lomax.

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Cowie Mill

Horizon was approached by residents of a newly-built housing estate who asked for help with a small area of derelict land to the north of Cowie Mill, next to one of the main roads into Stonehaven.

A local building contractor kindly used his digger to clear the land of brambles and scrub, and a membrane was put down to suppress any further unwanted growth.

Horizon members and Cowie Mill residents planting shrubs, small trees and alpine plants to encourage wildlife back into derelict land.


Rosemary choosing the block of granite for the 'Welcome to Stonehaven' sign at Cowie Mill.

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Mineralwell Park

Horizon carries out litterpicks in Mineralwell Park and will shortly be involved in a tree-planting project there.

Litter picking at Mineralwell Park near the viaduct -- 10 April 2018. Photo by Julie Lomax.

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