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Ginger Group Session 7

With all the Gingers safely planted in the hotbed most have started into growth and are visible above the surface of the compost. Compost temperature remains at around 33°C and even those not yet visible have started into growth below ground. Now that we’re getting almost 14 hours of light, some of which has a […]

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Sharp Operator

Looking after your Garden Tools, Productive Garden Workshop Text by Miranda Gavin; All photos by Lisa Barber Twitter: @mirandagavin     @lisabarberphoto    Instagram: @lisabarberphoto Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses gives teaching sessions on the last 2 Sunday mornings of every month starting at 10am under the workshop title: The Productive Garden. The workshops involve hands-on […]

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Border Workshop Session 7

Yay! Three of the Beschornerias are in bud. This time last year I wrote that we would lift them if they didn’t flower in 2017 but it looks as if the three year wait has been worth it. With the weather warming up it certainly looks as if the Cannas have all survived. The bananas […]

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The Natural Kitchen – progress update

This past month has seen lots of progress on our Natural Kitchen project.  Stones and notice board have been excavated, wood chip has been put down, construction of the kitchen units is almost complete and we’ve even started putting some decorative touches on it. Excitingly, on Sunday 19th March our Community Gardener Cat Stevens held a workshop ‘Getting Wiggy […]

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Easter Holiday Events for Children and Families

EASTER HOLIDAYS: How to be a Gardener (children of all ages) Mon 3rd & 10th Apr, 10.30am-12.30pm Join us on a treasure hunt around the garden to spot garden implements and match them to gardening tasks to try your hand at. Make your own plant pot from recycled newspaper and plant a seed to take home […]

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