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Starting a local food growing business… during Covid 19

Helen interviews her partner Tommy about their shared experience of starting a market garden growing food for local villages in Norfolk. It’s a brand new project and so Covid 19 has had a significant impact on how the farm has developed – with some unexpected positives. Because of Covid-19, we are now sadly no longer […]

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BPCG Gardener’s Question Time Episode 9

We talk to Fabrice Boltho of Myatt’s Field Park about their seedling distribution scheme for Coldharbour Ward, local food growing in general and why grassroots food production and distribution schemes may be prudent in a post-lockdown world. Because of Covid-19, we are now sadly no longer open  for workshops and volunteering. Please donate to help […]

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Woodland walkabout with Cat

Cat takes us on a brief tour at the orchard at BPCG, where a variety of our fruit trees and bushes are flowering and fruiting. We’ll use the crops for all sorts of things: distributing to the local community, jams & preserves, cordials and, of course, served up with ice cream… Because of Covid-19, we […]

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Summer Houseplants and Natural Dyes

This week the summer houseplants, Calla Lilies and Sunflowers are on sale at the BPCG online shop. We are releasing these as they come into bud so there will be just ten this week, with more over the next few weeks. Flowers for your garden include: Chrysanthemums, Wood Aster, Brugmansia and Clary Sage.  Edibles are: Dwarf Beans, […]

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Natural dye using mahonia berries

Mette Lindahl Wise runs Natural Dye workshops at BPCG. She uses as many natural dye ingredients as she can from our gardens and recently had fun working with mahonia berries. Find her on Instagram at @gather.yarn

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