The Bee Garden!

By Stephen | June 13, 2018

If you don’t know much about the different species of bee’s we recommend you read till the end to see the stunning photos of the different bees that have so far enjoyed the garden. We have labelled them up for you! Enjoy! Who are the Bee Garden? For the past five years the Bee Garden…

Grow your own community lunch!

By Stephen | June 12, 2018

Introduction The beauty of growing your own fruit and vegetables is enjoying the tastiest, freshest food – and sharing your harvest with others. When you’re digging and planting alongside your friends and neighbours, the whole experience is even better – and the rewards are greater to share and enjoy. Sowing the seeds, caring for them…

Ryhall C E Academy

By Stephen | June 1, 2018

Introduction The gardening club is called The Eco Warriors. Then we have a Spring/Summer club called Eco Minis and 2 Y6 Eco leaders. Combined, these clubs carry out most of the eco gardening work. We have grown to be eco champions! We have gone a long way with the knowledge and resources that we have…

Friends of Ally Pally Station

By Stephen | June 1, 2018

Introduction The Friends of Ally Pally Station was set up in 2016 to create a community garden and improve the whole environment of the station. We bring the community together by inviting everyone to donate plants and care for the station garden together. Pots and planters have been sponsored by businesses, donated by garden centres…

Low cost, crafty Father’s Day present ideas!

By Stephen | June 1, 2018

With Father’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better time to get Dad out into the garden. Here are 5 fun crafts and activities for kids to do at home and in the garden with Dad this June. If you have any other ideas we would love to see them and share them. Please…

Vale of Clwyd MIND

By Caitlin Bellamy | May 30, 2018

MIND is a mental health charity that runs several community gardens and allotment projects in the Vale of Clwyd in Denbighshire, north Wales.  These projects are open to anyone in the local community, but particularly to those who suffer from a mental health illness. It provides somewhere where they can go to relax, garden and…

Shiloh Home School

By Caitlin Bellamy | May 30, 2018

The Shiloh Home School is made up of 7 pupils and is unique in the fact that it has the amazing ability to provide for both the local community and wildlife in the area. This is because they have access to a field next to the school, which they have turned into a successful smallholding.…

Grow your own beer… well Hops!

By Stephen | May 30, 2018

The flowers of the hop plant are widely used in the beer brewing process to add an array of distinctive aromas, zesty and bitter flavours to beer. If you’ve ever thought about growing your own hops to create your own unique homebrew, then I’d encourage you to go for it—it’s so easy to do! The…

Grow @ Goldington

By Stephen | May 30, 2018

Tell us about your club… Grow @ Goldington Gardening Club aims to get school pupils to learn about the natural world, how to nurture wildlife, and how grow fruit, vegetables and flowers. It allows the children to develop team work skills, gardening skills and time management, and they have undertaken some enterprise projects to raise…

The Community Brain SHEDX

By Stephen | May 30, 2018

Who and What is the Communtiy Brain? The Community Brain, based in Surbiton and Tolworth, is about bringing communities together through events and activities which develop a pride of place in the local environment. They have found that communities are more likely to engage with a space where they have developed memories and as a…