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,...
Busy bees at Asher’s Woodland Trails

Busy bees at Asher’s Woodland Trails

Busy bees at Asher’s Woodland Trails If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a big surprise. Our green-fingered gardeners have been busy transforming the estate ready for our next guests’ arrival, whenever that may be. Natasha, our Head Gardener says they...
River Chess Notice

River Chess Notice

During the evening of Weds 17th February (20:00-21:30): ‘River Chess Association will be hosting an online ‘Ask a Scientist’ Event via Zoom using our new Storymap resource. If you have any questions that you would like to ask about the River Chess then please do...