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Sown in Bolton day 18

As we edge our way slowly towards autumn we are still bang at it delivering plants, raised beds and potted herbs to different locations around the Breightmet estate. Today was no different, as soon as we arrived at the New … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 11 followed by the last Tonge Moor Kitchen Garden session.

Its getting to the point now where I really think that the MET office are overpaid for their weather forecasts, and that I would actually get a better forecast by checking the clouds out for a few minutes in the … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 10 and a visit to Men in Sheds @ Breightmet Hub

Due to unreliable weather reports and seemingly spontaneous bouts of rain, its been a tricky affair trying to plan and execute work days in Breightmet. So we decided that since it wasnt raining this morning that we would be as … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 8

Another gloriously sunny day today, which is just how us community gardeners like it. The first job of the morning was unloading all of the new resources that we recently purchased for the project, including fruit trees, herb plug plants, … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 3

A real mixed bag of a work day today on this the third day of the Sown in Bolton project. The morning began with a good soaking as I struggled to plant on a few bits and pieces in the … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 2

I arrived at the UCAN shortly after nine, fired a quick brew and a fag down and then set to work planting stuff on for the growers ready for distribution to various houses on the estate next week. So today … Continue reading

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The story of Sown in Bolton

Since our inception as a small constituted community group back in the early 2000s our main aim has always remained the same throughout this time, namely that people on low or no incomes should be able to access cleanly grown … Continue reading

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