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Gardening through the drizzle

The Nose was one of the participants in Edible York’s Open Gardens event on Saturday, and the Yorkshire weather was certainly not co-operating. In the intermittent drizzle, a grand total of 5 people called by, including a baby (hello, Abigail!), … Continue reading

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Street re-cycle

The next event to be organised by Planet Southbank is the Street re-cycle event on Sunday 28th September from 11am to 4pm. Have a September Sort-out! Display your stuff outside your house, then swap it, give it away or sell … Continue reading

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Wilja look at us!

Wilja being the name of the potatoes we’ve just planted … Two new Nose gardeners, Luiza and Celia, joined us yesterday to be initiated into the ‘ways of the garden’, also known as emptying a large and smelly compost bin, … Continue reading

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New season, new bed!

Lots of hard work, mostly by Giles, has created this new bed, on the south side of the ornamental cherries. This area was over-planted and crowded, with about a dozen shrubs, as well as the trees which are still there, … Continue reading

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We’re Green Flag Community Award Winners!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been given the Green Flag Community Award, for our community gardening work at St Clement’s church! Many thanks to all those who have worked hard at the Nose, as well as to the church staff … Continue reading

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Lettuce for all!

There’s lots and lots of beautiful red lettuce at the Nose – and over the next couple of weeks, they’ll need to be eaten, or else go to seed, so get some soon! Giles shows us a classic ¬†way to … Continue reading

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Many thanks to Fulprint the Printers who kindly printed up the scarecrow trails, on eco-friendly paper, of course! We’ve just sent them a ‘thank you‘ which shows the winning scarecrows, and someone enjoying the trail.

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