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January 23, 2019

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Last September the local junior school children were busily planting garlic bulbs in the community garden. Which should be ready for harvesting in the summer. (July/August)

Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated plants on earth and has been us...

October 25, 2018

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Just in time for the cold weather this weekend, the garden now has safety grip strips on the access ramp. These will make sure it is safe for all our visitors, and particularly those who need a little extra assistance. 

We're very grateful to DNA D...

October 2, 2018

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September 20, 2018

Among their many benefits, the aesthetics of wildflowers and the associated joy that they bring cannot be overstated. We were reminded of this recently during a conversation with Ewan Stutt, founder of the charity, Parkinsons.Me.

Joined by a group of committed vo...

September 12, 2018

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The Community Garden generates a lot of interest from dog-walkers, runners and everyone else who passes by on the bridlepath in West Lockinge. So, we thought we'd better make a decent noticeboard to explain what we're doing and improve the general understanding...

September 5, 2018

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We're delighted that Paul Mayhew-Archer, who has Parkinson's and is the creator the the Vicar of Dibley, has agreed to formally open the Parkinsons.Me Community Garden on Saturday Sept 15th 2018.

In preparation, we're finishing off some aspects and improving on o...

August 15, 2018

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After the hardcore was laid, we had another bit of good news when Grundon Sand and Gravel agreed to donate tons of self binding gravel for our pathways. This was a massive help and we then organised another of our major work parties to barrow the gravel from the...

May 28, 2018

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Our friends at the Engine House Gym in Ardington love a challenge, so we thought we'd offer them the chance to help us distribute tons of hardore into out newly created pathways. They more than stepped up to the plate, they crushed it and it and drove it into th...

May 15, 2018

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We're starting to make some great progress now, with the creation of pathways that will eventually be filled with hardcore and gravel. Many thanks to Roy Breakspear for his help with a digger that made short work of carving out the pathways. 

We now need to arran...

May 10, 2018

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Following a fantastic donation from Wildflower Turf, we will now have our own wildlflower meadow as part of the Community Garden! 

This will be a huge addition to the garden and help us to follow our plan to make it as wildlife and bee friendly as possible. All w...

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