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.
We thought finding free woodchip was difficult until we had to find some free manure!
The afternoon “hands-on” session spent in the garden – building beds from a lasagna mulch and creating compost bins from hay bales.
A workshop of two halves that started with a morning of discussion about permaculture and what it is – outlining the principles for us creating self-maintaining gardens.
Before the Sustainable Gardening workshop, we needed to get materials together for our mulching demonstration. This included having to find a good-quality local resource for a plentiful supply of woodchip…
A fundraising pitch for a community garden shed – An ingredient of the October 2017 MK Soup
Our first permablitz getting stuck into some weed whacking and cutting back to tidy up the plot.
Permaculture practitioner, Kayode Olafimihan, helped us start our project with a Permaculture Design Proposal for our plot.
Westbury Arts Centre volunteers started work to create a wildflower meadow in the garden behind the house…