Monthly Archives: September 2013

We’ve won Ed Furey cup 2013!

We were taken aback … We were awarded the Edward Furey cup for our ‘community spirit’ at Brighton & Hove City in Bloom award ceremony last Thursday. We also were awarded second place for ‘Best Community Garden’, with a very … Continue reading

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Big Dig Day: apples and raspberries

  It was dull and oddly humid last Saturday, but a number of very interested visitors and helpers came to see our edible growing garden as part of Big Dig Day. Our total tally was probably only about 20, as compared … Continue reading

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Big Digging in the Borrowed Garden

I was down at St Peter’s Church this afternoon, helping set up a Borrowed Garden. To celebrate Big Dig Week, Harvest is creating a pop-up temporary garden here from plants ‘borrowed’ from community gardens around the city. The students from … Continue reading

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Best community station!

Just got the photos from Paul Bigsby at Southern. London Road Station has won Southern Railway’s ‘Best Community Station’ award! Yipee! It was fitting that Mark went to the award ceremony in Lewes as he’s the person who works so hard to … Continue reading

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Reviving Preston Circus planters

Again, it’s been quite a tricky gardening year, with cold followed by hot, and not so much rain recently. It’s been particularly tricky at the Preston Circus planters, where we have to water with watering cans. We’ve just done some work trying … Continue reading

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Late summer, and it’s time to propagate plants for next year. We’ll be doing some propagation this afternoon with rosemary and lavender from the station garden, pinks from the Preston Circus planters and perhaps even the dark begonias that we invested … Continue reading

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