Monthly Archives: June 2014

Get growing Greenroyd 26th June

Just before I arrived at Greenroyd Avenue my thoughts were focusing on the previous weeks vandalism, hoping that the local youth had decided not to bother attacking the Hub garden, by the time I arrived, opened up the shutters and … Continue reading

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Gardening & well being @ the Courtyard

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more. — John Burroughs (1837-1921) New Project and collaboration As mentioned briefly in the previous blog post, Bolton Steps the mental health … Continue reading

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Get growing Greenroyd: smoothing out the glitches

I arrived at the Hub house on Greenroyd Avenue to find that the two raised beds in the back garden had been vandalized, the wheelbarrow had disappeared and so too had the large plastic watering can, a little of this … Continue reading

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Our new project @ Bolton Steps

I am delighted to announce that after meeting with members of Bolton Steps earlier today, we will be delivering a weekly gardening session to their members and service users beginning in two weeks time. Bolton Steps are a charity based … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Beechcroft community allotments 14th June

Today session at Beechcroft community allotment site began almost as soon as people arrived on site, today’s session was mainly centred around a rocket stove workshop that I had promised to put on. In order to make the stove community … Continue reading

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Gardening clinic @ Red Lane community allotments 13th June

When I arrived the Red lane site in Breightmet there was already a flurry of activity with raised bed holders barrowing stuff two and fro between their beds. Some of the issues on the site today is proliferation of plants … Continue reading

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Get growing Greenroyd: many hands make light work!

Awoke at around 7am, the sun shining on full beam, the last remnants of the urban dawn chorus faded out as I tugged on my roll up and cup of tea. Today, even in its earlier stages had a  good … Continue reading

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