Green Woodworking October Update

Here’s our Autumn timetable: Introductions to Green Woodworking days (one day inductions to the group): from 10.30 am on Friday 19th October, Saturday 10th November, Sunday 18th November. Places are limited so you’ll need to book by emailing Drop ins (for those who’ve already done an induction): From 11am on Fridays and Sundays from now until […]

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Ferns, Wardian Cases and Appalachian Tunes

This week in the garden, we have added to our fern collection by planting 30 new ferns on the woodland bank. These include evergreen and deciduous ferns. Ferns are a very ancient form of plant which appeared on earth long before flowering plants had evolved. Ferns reproduce by producing spores which develop on the underside of […]

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The RHS Think We’re Outstanding

This week in the garden, the big news is that we were judged to be Outstanding by the RHS London in Bloom It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards 2018.  This is truly an award that we can all feel really proud of. We were judged on ‘Gardening Achievement’, Community Participation’ and ‘Environmental Responsibility’. Highlights of what the […]

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Notes on Wildlife, Squash Roast-up and Vron wins a Prize

This week in the garden, A few words about our work to encourage wildlife and bio-diversity in the gardens. We try to ensure natural processes in the garden including pollination of flowers, breaking down of compost, and a good supply of natural predators that eat up pests that are harmful to our plants.  All these […]

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Pepo Berries, Raka Band and Pick n Mix Herbs

This week in the garden now that the autumn has begun you may have noticed beyond our (cut back) perennial meadow the large vegetable bed which was a jungle of squash leaves only a month ago. Now the leaves are dying back to reveal the ‘fruit’ that has been hidden underneath. These are winter squashes […]

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