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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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Gigging, Bee-Keeping, Pruning and Watering

Huge thanks are due to everyone for all the work they put into our participation at the Lambeth Country Show. It was a real success for BPCG and a true team effort with all of us giving so much advice on growing plants selling so many plants and produce explaining to many people about BPCG, our Raise the Barn project and […]

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On Camera at Lambeth Country Show

It’s the Lambeth Country Show this weekend! This means that the Greenhouses are closed for the weekend.  But don’t run away!  We really do need your help on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To add to the fun this year we are being filmed on Friday and Saturday for BBC1’s Farmers’ Country Showdown. The film crew will be […]

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The Broads are singing and Lambeth Country Show is coming up!

The weekend after next, on July 20th and 21st it’s the Lambeth Country Show!  This means the greenhouses are closed for volunteering and visiting but we will have a stall at the show.  It will be full of lovely plants and produce for sale!  As last year we will be opposite the Flower and Produce Tent just […]

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