The star is the centre piece of the park and the Council plant bedding plants in it twice a year. This year, the Friends have done their best to keep it tidy. The star is a bit dull this year and this is because almost half of this year’s geraniums have been uprooted or damaged. We keep replanting them but you can see the gaps, particularly near the top in the photo below.
Vandalism and inadvertent damage are not serious issues at Starbank Park but the star isn’t the only problem area. Many of the rosemary plants round the edge of the terrace border have been flattened since the border was revamped last winter.