A big thank you to everyone who has contributed to the project so far. Here’s the first of a two part update on some of the most recent developments, starting with the latest on our “Project & plot resources”.Details
Our next permablitz is scheduled for Sunday 29 April from 11am – 1pm for us to spend a couple of hours tidying up the plot.
Please bring some snacks for a “Bring & Share” if you’d like to stick around for a bite to eat at lunchtime following the permablitz.Details
Our March permablitzes are coming around fast. Following our planning meeting on Thursday 15th March from 7 – 8pm, we have our weekend gardening blitz scheduled for Saturday 17th March from 2 – 4pm and our weekday one set for Wednesday 28th March from 10am – 1pm.Details
Today’s “Seed Swap” event from Bletchley Garden Club got us thinking about companion planting… This infographic from lovethegarden.com illustrates the advantages of planting the right crop next to each other to get benefits like deterring common pests and diseases, amongst other things…Details
Thank you to Transition Town Milton Keynes for organising the film screening of: ‘The Soil Solution to Climate Change’ on Thursday evening at Central Milton Keynes library. The film (and demonstration) gave us a thought-provoking appreciation of the humble soil beneath our feet – not only for the “living universe” it presents, but for the key it holds to unlocking a possible solution to the global climate crisis…Details
A big thank you to the local Costa in Westcroft, Milton Keynes for agreeing to donate their coffee grounds. They will be a very welcome, nitrogen-rich addition to our garden compost. And while we’re on the subject of compost, we thought we’d post this Composting 101 infographic.Details