Windows to Nature

Over the coming weeks, we are going to be improving and creating more wildlife habitats around the gardens. We will be making and putting up bird nesting boxes, bat boxes and solitary bee homes.  We will also place webcams in a few. This is all part of a Postcode Local Trust funded BPCG project called ‘Windows to […]

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Festive wreath make-along with Heidi

In person workshops are sooo 2019, darling. Since we’re cooped up ’till December we thought we produce a video so you can make your festive wreath at home. Big thanks to Heidi for the instructions. You can buy a wreath-making kit (including a willow base) from the socially distanced BPCG shop, 11-3 Saturdays and Sundays.

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Last of the 2020 Harvests

Last week in the garden, we harvested our last root veg of 2020.  These are Oca, the gorgeous little red tubers with the attractive (and edible) clover like foliage which we grow in our perennial veg bed. Oca is sometimes referred to as one of the “lost crops of the Incas,” because it’s still mostly […]

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BPCG at Home

In 2021, we want to grow and sell lots more house plants to raise funds for the charity. To do this, we need to develop some stock plants over the winter period on our heated mats in the greenhouses.  Come the Spring, we will be able to grow many ‘babies’ from these.  The plants we are […]

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