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Dates for your diary 2013… Community Garden

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Community Compost Turning

At todays monthly munch we were probably a bit more concerned with stuff which had already been munched rather than stuffing our own faces! We had a go at turning the compost from the first box that we filled last … Continue reading

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Making borage ice cubes from the community garden

Finally we are having a few days of real summer including our August meet up.  We enjoyed a lovely sunny day in the community garden: picnicking, harvesting and also preparing the beds for the autumn.  As part of our summery picnic … Continue reading

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The community compost scheme is in The Argus

At our monthly munch on Saturday a journalist came down to talk to us about the scheme.  It’s pretty simple: local residents join the scheme, get given a caddy, then they bring their scraps and paper to the compost bins … Continue reading

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Why is there straw all over the garden?

The garden has been designed to need as little maintenance as possible.  The straw helps because it results in less wedding, less watering (not that we need help with that right now) and adding organic matter to the soil. The … Continue reading

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July’s Monthly Munch

On Saturday we had our first Monthly Munch.  These are a series of events that we will be running in the garden over the next few months.  The idea is to enjoy the garden and to learn more about growing … Continue reading

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Some feedback from a new community composter

‘Just wanted to say I went there this morning to take my compost offering for the first time and everything seemed to be working fine.  And I’m now using some lovely little herb samples with my evening meal.  I really … Continue reading

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Why is the garden in the shape of a cross?

The garden has been designed to be productive, beautiful and require as little maintenance as possible.  From the beginning it was clear where the garden was going to be, and how big it could be.  So we had come to … Continue reading

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Friends of Dyke Road Park

Welcome to the Friends of Dyke Road Park Blog. If you’d like to join us in improving and enjoying the park please do, all welcome! Use the Page Tabs above to find out what we’re up to. You can also search Posts by … Continue reading

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