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Praying for Rain September 22nd September 2018

Praying for Rain September 22nd September 2018

Praying for Rain Although the day for Seed Savers dawned bright, sunny and cheerful – we all know in our hearts that it is really rain that we are praying for. Needless to say, our members turned out in droves with 40 people turning up to selflessly give up their time...
Seed Savers 24th Feb 2018

Seed Savers 24th Feb 2018

Our first seed saver meeting for 2018 arrived at long last. We had 33 at Seed Savers including 1 child and 4 visitors. With an empty nursery we were busy planting seeds. We planted 50 varieties of seeds this month. These were amaranth, 3 types of beetroot, bok choy, 3...
From Seed to Plate- Chioggia Striped Beetroot

From Seed to Plate- Chioggia Striped Beetroot

Chioggia Striped Beetroot We have eaten the leaves of our Beetroot plants so often that I forgot they were beetroots and started thinking they were spinach! We ate the leaves raw as a snack or in salads and cooked in meals like spaghetti bolognaise. Today I peered a...
Seed savers – 24th June 2017

Seed savers – 24th June 2017

Another glorious sunny day for gardening. 20 members, 1 visitor from Permaculture North and 1 kid had fun in the sun. Our seedlings hadn’t grown much now we are well into cold winter weather and have just had the shortest day. We transplanted 9 varieties of plants...
Seedsavers- 27th May 2017

Seedsavers- 27th May 2017

Another glorious sunny day for gardening. 20 members, 1 visitor from Permaculture North and 4 kids had fun in the sun. 4 new members came for the first time. Welcome! We transplanted 3 varieties of plants that we had planted last month in seed trays, into single cell...