Community Garden April

Community Garden April

Community Garden April Update   It has been an unusual April – glorious sunshine on one hand, but desperate dryness and frost on the other – difficult conditions for growers! The Community garden has largely shrugged off these challenges and is showing an...
Hedgehog Awareness Week

Hedgehog Awareness Week

Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 2nd – 8th May this year and it aims to raise the profile of the Britain’s only spiny mammal. This year the Charity is asking people create their very own hedgehog haven! Gardens are a stronghold for hedgehogs, and we can make their...
Spring has sprung and the Bees are out!

Spring has sprung and the Bees are out!

Meet The Creator: Bartek Wojcik, Gardener and Beekeeper   Bartek Wojcik is part of our Gardens team here at The Grove but has found his passion in taking care of our very own beehives. We caught up with him about what his job entails ahead of the summer and...
Community garden news

Community garden news

Community garden  We have had an incredibly productive Autumn and Winter sorting out the bones of the garden and it is now looking beautifully inviting, both visually and with the sort of potential that warms every gardener’s heart! We now have a beautiful courtyard...
Rewilding

Rewilding

MILLION PEOPLE HAVE ACCESS TO A GARDEN That’s a lot of land for wildlife and nature All gardening is about human intervention. Traditionally, it’s been about imposing our will on nature and controlling what grows there. Gardening for wildlife has become popular in...
Wilding the Chess

Wilding the Chess

Wilding the Chess We are extraordinarily fortunate to be living where we are but quite how special our landscape is not always so evident.  After all, we just live here: work, play, go to school and college and (when we can) worship, shop and go to the pub(s)!  But,...