Ready, steady, grow! Our community garden programme for 2018


Hello everyone!

We are putting plans together for the new growing season in the Planet South Bank community garden, ‘The Nose’ at St Clements Church, and we would love you to be involved. We will be running regular gardening sessions from March to October this year. Our sessions are on alternate Sundays at 4pm. We start on 11 March with a spring clean of the garden, which is at the front of the church (access via Nunthorpe Road). Please see below for the dates.

This is a community garden so if you would like to grow some different things, contribute seeds or seedlings or have any ideas please bring them along to one of our sessions or get in touch. If you feel like doing a bit of gardening during the week or anytime outside of our planned sessions please feel free.

You don’t need to have previous experience to join the gardening group – we all muck in and help and learn together. It’s a sociable and fun activity and a great way to get out in the fresh air and meet new people, as well as doing something productive (that you can eventually take home to eat!). If you would like to receive regular updates, or plan to come along regularly, we recommend you join the gardening group email list so that we can send you updates and let you know if there are any changes to our plans.

Hope to see you soon!

Schedule – each session 4pm to 5pm

11th March – Spring clean
We will be having a tidy up and preparing the soil for planting. Also fixing up our bug hotel.

25th March – Planting onions

8th April – Potatoes

22nd April -Lettuce, radishes, chard…

6th May – Runner beans

20th May – Plant out session Getting those seedlings in the ground.

3rd June – General session

17th June – Picnic – We will be picking some fruit and possibly having a bug hunt. As it’s summer there will also be weeding to do. (NB: this date coincides with the Bishopthorpe Road Street Party so may be subject to review)

1st July – General session

8th July – Open day
Join us for tea and cake.

22nd July – General session

5th August – Harvesting potatoes and runner beans.

19th August – General session

2nd September- General session

16th September – Picnic  Join us and bring something you grew at home.

30th September – General session

14th October – General session


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