August Bank Holiday stall


We had a stall at the Petersfield summer festival again this year. Sunday was a wash out with driving rain, but we did have some good conversations with the few who sheltered under our awning. Monday was drier and busier. The picture shows our stall near the end of the day. after all the preserves and much of the produce had been sold. Many people had never seen patty pans before!

New year

Another year starts in the garden, and we’re hard at work moving compost bins to make way for our new ‘social shed’


Its also time to prune out old raspberry and tayberry canes, tied in to the supports, and tie in this year’s fruiting canes, currently straggling over the path


We’ve also been taking out some of the tree lupins in the prairie garden


August Bank Holiday stall

Our stall in Rams Walk, as part of the Petersfield Festival, selling books, bric a brac, plants and jam, and raising awareness about the Garden. We also had a flying visit from Adam, back south from Norfolk


The Garden in April

Things are moving and stirring for another year in the Garden. Plum blossom has now almost finished and apple blossom is about to bloom
Community Garden in april

The Tayberries and Loganberries have started new growth, and the first ladybirds have appeared

Community Garden in april

Meanwhile we’ve been active: here are Sue & Louise planting onion sets

Community Garden in april

while seedlings in the greenhouse are coming up:

Community Garden in april


Despite almost continuous rain, twenty of us came to the garden today for what has become the traditional start to our year: wassailing the trees in the orchard prior to pruning them.

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Once again we had the Petersfield community choir to help us sing

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followed by some instruction in pruning the apple trees

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Parts of the garden are **very** water logged :)

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June garden

The prairie garden is now coming into its own:


as is the herb garden:


Meanwhile, there’s a lot on the notice board to be done:


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