Garden special - making a willow tunnel

It's 9.30 on Saturday morning and the sun is shining! Kath and Phil the weaver and team are already at the garden setting out the structure for us. People are starting to arrive and Phil is training them up in the necessary skills as they arrive. Getting quite busy…

Constructing the Ramp

The ramp and toilet block is finally underway so I will keep a pictorial record in this blog entry as work progresses. So keep watching. New I have added a donation option in the blog menu bar. So if you want to support Acomb Methodist Church and the Community Garden…

Garden news from Kath

In her latest circular Kath said this: "Spurred on by the forthcoming rain this week, I scurried down to our garden yesterday evening and weeded raked and trod the area ready for sowing as time is of the essence with regard to germination and growing and we can't afford to…

Jack by the hedge....

Well we have to do the old before and after photos of our friend garlic mustard or Jack by the hedge (Alliaria petiolata if you want to get posh) You can actually eat it and it's a foragers dream, but I think even if the entire congregation were passionate about…

Weeding bonanza!

Well a compact and bijou group of us arrived this morning determined to eliminate the rascally weeds which were threatening to take over. Forks and hoes swung into action all across the garden, followed by mulching the worst areas to future proof it all. Gillian disappeared behind the log cabin…