We're a community of citizen gardeners, not a community garden. Everyone that visited our Spring plant sale today left with something new: in their brains, for their gardens, and some of them for their mouths. Plants, compost, food. My favourite was our youngest visitor munching on Taunton Deane kale leaves. I'm excited for many more … Continue reading Our community of gardeners
I’m going to grow more
We are through round one and two of seed sowing for 2023. That's over 800 plants started so far and we've not got to the big sowing list yet. And you know what? I'm thinking to grow even more than first planned! Is less more? The spreadsheets suggest we will grow less plants this year. … Continue reading I’m going to grow more
Spring Plant Sale Sun 26th March
We are having our first plant sale of 2023 on Sunday 26th March 11am-3pm at our beautiful location in Belper Lane End. We specialise in perennial vegetables and useful plants. We love to grow perennial plants which benefit our health and our soil. We also sell locally sourced inoculated biochar which can have tremendous benefits for soil health - you can find out more about it by joining our Soil Health Club.
Day Course: How to grow a garden Sat 15th April
Saturday 15 April 10am-4pm10am Principles of plant propagation, why do we do it how we do?10:30am Compost considerations, seeds and sowing fundamentals + tea and biscuit break12:30pm Shared lunch – please bring vegan food items to share 1:30pm Principles of cuttings and divisions to make many more plants2.30pm Starting a garden bed from scratch (no … Continue reading Day Course: How to grow a garden Sat 15th April
Soil Health Club Mondays 1 Place Left
We had a great introduction session at the very first Soil Health Club, one of many more to come. In the first session we did a run through of all the different methods of composting that we will be looking at more in depth in future sessions.