Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gardening & well being @ the Courtyard 28th July

Today at the gardening and well being session we all got down to the business of sowing and planting as soon as everyone had arrived, a good level of enthusiasm seems to have developed in such a relatively short time. … Continue reading

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Gardening clinic @ Beechcroft community allotments 26th July

Today at the Beechcroft community allotment site we set about pulling up some of the vegetables that had been too damaged by insects, luckily not too much though, a few cauliflowers here and there. One thing that amazed me about … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Red Lane community allotments 25th July

Our changing climate is definitely having an effect on the type of crops that will grow here in the uk, and this is certainly the case on the Red Lane community allotment site in Breightmet where Chris one of the … Continue reading

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Get growing Greenroyd 23rd July

when I arrived at the Hub house on Greenroyd Avenue the first job of the day before anything else was watering the plants and newly emerging seedlings which were looking a little worse for ware due to the prolonged and … Continue reading

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Gardening & well being @ the Courtyard 21st July

Today at the Gardening and Well being session at Bolton Steps HQ in Victoria Hall we planted on the last of the climbing beans into various sized pots and continued sowing seeds into a variety of different recycled trays, on … Continue reading

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Get growing Greenroyd: Sunshine gardening

As I sat drinking my brew and tugging on my roll up this morning, my customary glance at the sky to check out the weather was a futile and pointless exercise, the sun was blazing, it was very warm and … Continue reading

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Community roots project update: crops galore!

Myself and Chris wood arrived at Southfields just after nine this morning, we were met by a huge cardoon that was now around seven feet high, and small cardoons that surrounded it were around five feet high, the one off … Continue reading

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