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,...

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 join...

Community Garden

Community Garden

Community Garden There isn’t a huge amount to report since the last update, it being wintery, cold and wet, but a few things have progressed: bulbs that were nestled under fruit bushes and in the courtyard beds are all pushing up strongly, giving us a much needed shot...

February garden tips…

February garden tips…

February usually sees the first signs of spring, Snowdrops beginning to open, some early crocus and daffodils pushing through the soil and perhaps warm days and Sunshine???   So, what to do? ...  find the wellies and clear up after the floods and wind. Very early...

Community garden news

Community garden news

Nature Blog – Community Garden As we come into 2021, the Community Garden is looking beautifully prepared and inviting. Fabulous volunteers have created beds for veg, flowers and fruit, with woodchip paths in between. We sowed a green manure –‘phacelia’ to keep hold...