Category Archives: Gardening

Christmas Social

We made table decorations from the armfuls of greenery Lucille brought, shared delicious home-made nibbles, gave each other “Secret Santa” presents which cost little or nothing but were chosen with love for the planet, and ended the evening raising the roof with our renditions of Christmas songs and carols. The Hearth with its log fire […]

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The Perennial Bee Beds just got bigger!

The Vale Council were so pleased with our perennial bee beds last year, they have cleared an equal-sized space the other end of the same bed so we now have twice the area! A few weekends ago, 6 people planted 1060 bulbs in the new area! Watch out for a splendid display next Spring!  

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“Tomorrow” film the best film on Climate Change for years

50 people gathered in the wonderful old barn at Stonehill House to watch the film, “Tomorrow” (“Demain” in French) on May 17th. Many of them braved the rain for a conducted tour of Stonehill Community Garden first, with its raised beds, chickens, cob pizza oven and fruit cages. Some even sampled the compost toilet! The […]

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St Nicolas Church local produce market re-starts!

On Friday 24th March the local produce market in the little garden beside St Nicolas Church will start again. Those delicious cakes, conserves, eggs, veg and fruits will again be on sale between 11 and 1 – but get there early, it sells out fast! As last year, the market is there for anyone with […]

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AGM & meadow walk

21 people gathered in the lovely surroundings of St Ethelwolds garden to hold our AGM. We accepted the accounts for 2015 – 2016, heard Cliff’s Review of the year, and brainstormed some possible ideas for the coming year.  The minutes are available on request from carbon.cutters@gmail.com    As the shadows lengthened we made our way to […]

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