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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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Nose news Spring 2012

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Kids sowing for the Nose

The Brownie pack from Southlands planted peas and beans in pots at a session before Easter, and then brought the resulting seedlings to plant up at the Nose, at a second session. At the St Clement’s Church’s Good Friday workshops, … Continue reading

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Plant swap on May 5th

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The 3rd annual Scarecrow Festival is on its way!

We have had such fun the last two years, we decided to do it all over again! This year, we’re going to get the scarecrows in place the weekend before the Olympic flame goes through York, and so there is an … Continue reading

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gardening starts again

A few vegetables over-wintered (parsley, rocket, spinach and cavalo nero) and the purple sprouting brocoli is just getting going, but a new sowing and planting season has started at the Nose community garden. All are welcome to our sessions – normally first … Continue reading

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South Bank glows in the Dark

This week, Planet South Bank have been working with our friends from York in Transition on a thermal imaging project, taking thermal images of our houses (and children and guinea pigs), to see where the heat is being lost. We … Continue reading

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