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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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Stanford Ave Community garden launch

Stanford Avenue Community garden had its official launch on Friday. Leeks, broccoli, a raspberry cane, strawberries and herbs from London Road Station will find a happy new home about half a mile up the road in this new community-run plot … Continue reading

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June jaunts

Or … how much can you get in a Nissan Note? Four gardeners, six bags of compost, eight trays of bedding plants, ten perennials and two herbs. Just as well we arrived late afternoon at Stanmer Nursery, otherwise I suspect … Continue reading

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Bivouac in Bevendean

OK, it wasn’t really a bivouac, but it was an uplifting celebration of being outdoors after months of cold, wet and windy gloom. Harvest’s network get-together for community gardeners from all over Brighton & Hove took place at the Bevendean Community … Continue reading

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