Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tea with the Mayor

At our tea with the Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Denise Cobb, on November 26, 2013, as part of winning the Edward Furey Community Cup. We enjoyed tea, and were delighted by the explanations given by the Mayor and her … Continue reading

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Preparing Preston Circus planters for winter

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Shaftesbury Place tree down

Just got the photos from Phillipa of the Rowan tree which came down in the high winds two weeks ago. We’ve been wondering why it came down. It was clear by the end of the summer that it was sickly … Continue reading

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November seedlings

I wasn’t expecting to be potting up seedlings in November but the basil, parsley and lettuce seeds we planted in August are growing strongly in the greenhouse. Along with the basil, we have some spiky leaved plants: did we get oriental mustard … Continue reading

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Bulbs before the storm

As part of the RHS’s Wild Gardens week, we’ve planted around 400  crocus bulbs in the shady triangle. Unfortunately, Wild Gardens week at the end of October was, well, wild with exceptionally strong winds. We did our planting on Friday 25th … Continue reading

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