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New Year Tidying, Renovating and Pruning

This week in the garden, we will start work on renovating our gate borders, moving some plants to other parts of the site, leaving some and composting others.  Whilst plants are dormant, the weather relatively mild and the soil soft but not waterlogged, this is a fine time to be doing this work. We need […]

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Christmas Hols, Wassailing and Scale Insects

We hope you have a very good Christmas and New Year and enjoy a restful time. The Greenhouses will be open as usual up to and including Sunday 23rd Dec.  We will then be closed until Saturday 5th January when we will spring back into action with some  NEW YEAR WASSAILING. Do join us on this first Saturday […]

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Make a Kitchen Garden 3

As the winter solstice looms we are asking ourselves what are we going to grow this year? For the purposes of this workshop we’ve established some strategies that will help us have more successes that failures. We’re going to be growing the easier things whilst we build up our confidence. But we also want to […]

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Christmas party for volunteers

Our Christmas party is coming up!  It’s 6pm to 8pm on Friday 14th December at the Greenhouses.  Cat’s going to bring her violin along to accompany a little carol singing. All other instrumentalists welcome.  On the ‘playlist’ so far Silent Night Ding Dong Merrily on High Lord of the Dance Havah Nagila  – Let us rejoice But songs […]

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Thinking of xmas and 2019

This week in the garden, we will be running a number of christmas wreath making workshops using natural plant materials. If you have any evergreen stems, attractive seed heads, or other decorative things you think would look good woven into a wreath, please do bring them along.   We will be potting up house plants into […]

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