Our next planning meeting will take place on Thursday 17th May from 7 – 8pm, and will be followed by our weekend Permablitz (with “Bring & Share” lunch) on Sunday 20th May from 11am – 1pm.
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”.
Part Two of our project development updates concerns new friends and upcoming events.
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.
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.
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…
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.
The afternoon “hands-on” session spent in the garden – building beds from a lasagna mulch and creating compost bins from hay bales.
Transition Town MK members enjoyed an informative exploration into the world of permaculture in April 2017. The event was led by permaculture practitioner, Nigel Crawley, who shared his experiences and knowledge on the key principles of permaculture…