Payment for professional labour to assist in running and development of the garden:
these were recommended experts, brought in to assist the staff on specific projects.
Other outgoings for 2004-5:
Printing four newsletters
Sundries, stamps, secretarial expenses
Woodland indicator garden, labour
Woodland indicator garden, fencing
Tree felling and shredding
Pay desk shed for plant sales
Labour and professional help for specific tasks
Food and drink for volunteers, and on student work party days at cost
Orchid house equipment and sundries
* Mrs Greig-Smith generously donated her late husband’s orchid collection and £1000 to be used to renovate the Orchid house and look after our unique assemblage of species orchids at Treborth.
We all give our time freely and utilise personal telephones, computers, printers and e-mail accounts. The actual cost to the committee members is never revealed. Where appropriate, the School of Biological Sciences UWB will help with some administrative costs.
Postage of the Newsletter to our 273 members is expensive, but we consider this is a valuable point of contact for some Friends. However, we are