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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 16

You when you get those days were everything is fiddly and a bit of a struggle? Well today was one of those very days. I hadn’t slept very well last night, and read this morning that it was going to … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 15

The day began loading up the van with pots, plug plants, canes and other horticultural resources before making our way up to Breightmet where the stuff was then unloaded into my work area in the alleyway behind the UCAN centre. … Continue reading

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Women’s Food growing session @ Willow Hey project

As part of a small pot of funding we received last month we were able to hold a gardening/horticulture session with community college students where they were all given free fruit trees at the end of the session, off the … Continue reading

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Bolton Urban Growers Q&A

Since our work began well over a decade ago we have been asked lots of questions and had interesting conversations with community members, people from the voluntary and statutory sectors, friends, family, refugees, permaculture practitioners, gardeners, rehab workers, and people … 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 7

So glad it wasn’t raining this morning when I woke, even if it had have been time is getting on in the season so I would have worked in the rain anyway, but luckily the clouds held out and spared … Continue reading

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