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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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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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Sown in Bolton Day 5

Phew what a Scorcher today has been. We began our mornings work in Breightmet with a quick brew and a pint of ice cold water then made our way down to the Hub where we loaded our trusty ex-store trolley … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton Day 4

I decided to put some time in today ahead of my usual Tuesday working on the sown in Bolton project. It was a warm sunny morning and we had purchased lots of gardening and growing resources over the weekend so … 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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