Monthly Archives: March 2015

Willow Hey project 26th March

As we come towards the end of the first phase of the project our jobs for today were diverse and many. At the front end of the site the old long greenhouse was being given a good spring clean ready … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet: When the Sun shines, the people shine too

Another glorious day of Sunshine today and a very interesting conversation about Gardening, world peace and community cohesion with a Muslim taxi driver who took to me up to Breightmet UCAN centre where the project is based. Its been a … Continue reading

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A day with the Daisy Dell Community

We have not visited the Daisy Dell community for a few months, so we decided to have a drive over and help them out with some of the spring jobs that they were undertaking. The Daisy Dell community have a … Continue reading

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Get Growing Great lever, the sequel

We always try to make our projects last whenever possible, and this year will continue with the ‘Get Growing Great Lever’ project by offering local people plants and seeds, and of course support if they need it with anything growing … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: Spring!

Another lovely day today, what a pleasure it was walking the 5 minute journey from home to the Willow Hay site on the Franworth border. the birds were singing, buds bursting though tired winter branches and secondary school kids laughing … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet: Yardens and fruit Trees

If I go on about the weather a lot in these posts it is because I am a gardener, and the weather plays an important role in determining how much work I can do on a given day, and just … Continue reading

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Willow Hey Project: soil and toil

What a palava this morning was, firstly I hadn’t slept very well, then as I sat in front of my pc only just awake my phone suddenly began to drone out its warped ringtone, for the first time ever the … Continue reading

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