Breightmet Hub: Men in Sheds and community growing 17th August

Its a rare thing when you can return back to Bolton from the South-west and in particular Devon, and the same sunny weather is at both ends, this was certainly the case today.

I arrived at the Hub at around eight twenty five, opened up the site and headed up to the UCAN centre to stock up on water for the raised beds at the Hub.

By the time the Men in Sheds session kicked into gear the sun was fully out and shining, whilst the lads cut and measured steel tubing and finished off the last of the four trestles I began cropping some of the sites produce whilst Dave who was visiting from our Willow Hey project cleared a large bed and planted on some cabbages.

As the heat intensified the work slowed a little, and we again stocked up on water for the plants and seedlings in the beds.

By the end of play there was a fairly decent sized box of produce, containing garlic, golden betroot, courgette, white beetroot, a few onions and some red salad bowl lettuce, this is really the begining our cropping with more produce on its way next week.

 

 

 

Steve

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2 Responses to Breightmet Hub: Men in Sheds and community growing 17th August

  1. peter says:

    great work shame more towns not doing the same

    • boltonurbangrowers12 says:

      Thanks, it just seems like the obvious thing to do, lets hope more people start to grow their own.

      cheers Steve

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