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Just Giving, Peas, Greenhouse Gigs and Yoga

We have launched our Fundraising campaign for Phase 1 of our Raise The Barn fundraising. A few have already donated but we need more of you to help. Just a fiver makes a difference. If you are still thinking about this and haven’t yet donated, and would like to help make the Greenhouses even more special than it is already, please give […]

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Borlotti, Gigs, Fermenting and Trustees

This week in the garden, we are still busy harvesting a lot of our fruit and veg, including damsons, kale, tomatoes, chillies, french and climbing beans. Last week we had to rescue our borlotti beans as they have grown so vigorously, that the sheer weight of the plants nearly pulled down the bean supports they are growing […]

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New Volunteers, New Gardening Workshops and an AGM

This Sunday September 8th at 2.30pm to 3.30pm, we will be having a welcome session for new volunteers.  This is a chance for new volunteers who have recently registered with us to meet BPCG people, hear about what we do and have a look around the garden.   If you’d like to find out more about BPCG […]

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Dead Heads and Saving Seed

In our 21st year we’ve been looking around for early photos of the garden. Diane has dug out these photos which date from around 2000. As you see there was no birch in the herb garden then – nor was there much of a herb garden. We’ve still got the golden rod though… This week […]

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‘Gardening is an instrument of Grace’

The title is from a May Sarton quote, an American poet and novelist. She wrote. “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.”  Indeed, we gardeners can slow down a little in August when often it seems much […]

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