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Harvesting, Fermenting, Painting and Green Woodworking

In the garden this week, we could be seeing temperatures of  over 30 degrees, so it will be important to drink plenty of water and wear a hat! Warm weather like this is very good for causing fruit to ripen more rapidly/ So there will be raspberries, rosehips and blackberries to harvest and very soon elderberries […]

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Live Music, Kale Massage and Dead Heading

This week we will be making several new batches of Lemon Balm and Rosemary cordial.  All the herb and flower blossom cordials we have made this year have been really popular and this one is lovely! BPCG volunteer and signwriter Claire Ganly has kindly made us some really attractive new plant signs about our Echium and […]

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Live Music, Yoga, Terrariums and Onion Marmalade

On Wednesday summer evenings in July and early August, we invite you to the gardens to have a musical wander around the gardens between 5pm and 7pm. iyatraQuartet will be playing their ‘absolutely beautiful’ music (Cerys Mathews BBC 6 Music) inside the Upper Greenhouse in an open rehearsal.  You will need to stay outside the […]

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Drawing from the Roots, Yoga, Masks and more

In the garden this week, we will be harvesting our red and black currants and our Josta berries. While in the woodland area, we will also weed inside the fruit cages, and around the other fruit trees where it is getting a bit overgrown. The Orchard Project featured in last week’s Gardeners Question Time are kindly giving […]

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