Author Archives: cathmortimer
We recently received a request for local people to help in a research project: My name is Rina Siyengwa; I am a Sociology PhD student at the University of York, I have a questionnaire that i am distributing to residents … Continue reading
Saw this recently: Don’t Throw That Away! An A-Z of leftovers, tired veg, etc and what to do with them. and couldn’t believe the inventiveness! I had no idea about the lemons! I’ll definitely be trying that out.. Meanwhile, if any … Continue reading
October has been sunny and lovely so far – so we’re still gardening! Do call in to help out with ‘putting the plot to bed’ for the winter. Tomorrow (Sunday) from 2-3pm.
We’re taking part in this year’s Open Gardens, organised by Edible York. We’ll be ‘open’ from 2-4pm on Saturday (11th July) – not that we ever really close! Come and see how the soft fruits are doing (here’s a clue … Continue reading
Spring is trying to spring (honestly!) … and it’s time to get some seeds in the ground. Come and join us this Wednesday at 9.30. We’ll be sowing beans and peas, so suitable for small hands as well as big!
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
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
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
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