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BPCG Gardener’s Question Time 2/5/2020

Gardener’s Question Time for Saturday 2nd May; every Saturday (via Zoom) at 2pm. Check the weekly email for details. Submit your questions, get updates on the Greenhouses and spend some virtual quality time with other volunteers. In this week’s episode: special guest Iain Houten – of Chelsea Physic Garden and Mawbey Farm – joins us […]

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Honey & Herbs for sale, Seedlings to Swap

This week, we have sown more tomatoes and herbs, including Thai basil and flat leafed parsley, green and bronze leafed fennel, and five varieties of dwarf beans: Red Swan  (heritage), Primavera, Purple Teepee (deep purple pods), Sonesta ( yellow pods)  and Velour. These beans are fast growing, high yielding, and easy to pick.  Around 30cm in height, they […]

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Tomatoes and on Camera

A nice piece of news for this week is that we are on the Beeb for Farmers Country Showdown on Tuesday 28th April at 6.30pm on BBC 2. So if you missed it first time, this is your chance.

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Story Stompers: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Helen tells the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and then guides us through some fun activities to help us make our own beautiful butterflies!   Because of Covid-19, we are now sadly no longer open  for children’s activities.   Please donate to help us keep our vital community resource going. 

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Honey & Nature Worship

This week, find out all about what Cat’s been up to with preparing veg for the Kitchen Garden and see her in a short video here. And to see lots of lovely Spring photos from the greenhouses, go here. To still try to get us all together as much as possible, we are holding BPCG Gardeners Question time every Saturday 11am […]

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