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Sown in Bolton day 17

Today has been all about bulk carrying and moving things around. This morning we ferried well over a ton of soil to different addresses on the estate to fill up and top up our growers raised beds. Its been a … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 6

Of late the Met Office has been wrong a few times about whether or not it is likely to rain, a few weeks ago I took their advice after they warned it was going to rain all day, when in … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Red Lane Community allotments 27th Feb

The Red Lane community allotment site in Breightmet isn’t looking too bad this year, considering the cold weather and spots of icy weather we have been having recently. When I arrived at the site I was met by three of … Continue reading

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Community Roots project update: Men in sheds

Today’s work was really about tidying the site, anything that could not be composted or reused was added to the Pubs general rubbish bin, and all offcuts of timber from the making of the shelter were used to make a … Continue reading

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Community Roots project update 5th August

One of the great things about this time of the year is seeing the fruits of our Labour (pardon the pun) and the fruits of our Labour on the project today was a huge amount of white onions, massive over … 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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