Monthly Archives: April 2015

Get growing Breightmet: Bus drivers and Global gardeners

First port of call today was Martins house, Martin puts a lot of hours in during his working week as a bus driver so we have basically set his growing system up first so that he can begin gardening and … Continue reading

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community Roots project update 21st April

What a lovely day, the sun is shining and there is even a little bit of a breeze on our site today to help keep us cool whilst we worked in the heat. Our work onsite today consisted of tying … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet: In the April Sunshine

Today has been a real mixed bag in terms of my work in Breightmet, the first job of the day was distributing a number of small plastic greenhouses, this was a fairly straight forward affair of knocking on doors and … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Beechcroft community allotments 11th April

Todays session was split into two, in the first bit of the session we dug up parsnips and turnips which were divided between some of the plot holders who were going to use them to add to their Sunday dinners … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Red Lane Community allotments 11th April

When I arrived at the Red Lane site, Chris and Alan were already there hammering and cutting, as they put together another planter for the site. One of the great things about the growers on this particular site is their … Continue reading

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Get Growing Breightmet: Strawberries R us

Another lovely sunny day here in Bolton, which is great for me as its one of my outdoor work days. The first job of the day was unloading the newly made raised beds into the alleyway of Breightmet UCAN centre … Continue reading

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