Category Archives: gardening

Harvesting at our community garden this Sunday 18 August

Interested in trying your hand at gardening this weekend? Come help us at our regular gardening session this Sunday at 4pm at our community garden (adjoining St Clements Church, Scarcroft Road YO23 1NE). We are going to be pruning back … Continue reading

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#plasticfeedback

Following the recent BBC War on Plastic series (do watch on iPlayer if you missed them – simultaneously depressing and inspiring https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m0005xh7/war-on-plastic-with-hugh-and-anita), one of our Planet South Bank members took up the challenge and returned some plastic ‘feedback’ to a local supermarket … Continue reading

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Tea and Cake at the Community Garden…

Our first community gardening session this year is this Sunday 17th March (tomorrow), at 4pm. Fancy learning some gardening skills? Or joining in for friendship and fun? All are welcome. Our community garden is the triangle of land by St … Continue reading

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Join in our Community Gardening in 2019!

Hello gardeners! The temperature is getting warmer and Spring is coming. Below are our sessions for the coming growing season. Our sessions are on Sundays at 4pm at the Nose at St Clements Church on Scarcroft Road. We provide all … Continue reading

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Tasty Marrow and Ginger jam…

… made from marrows from the community garden at St Clements Church. Recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/7565/marrow-and-ginger-jam  

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Pruning workshop, Scarcroft Orchard on the Green

A unique learning opportunity on Sunday February 12th, 2.30-4.o0pm PRUNING WORKSHOP: Come and learn how to prune apples and pears for vigorous fruiting and healthy trees. Taught by Laura Potts and Tony Chalcraft. Bring sharp secateurs, loppers or a pruning saw … Continue reading

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A reminder of two wonderful local events tomorrow, Sunday 27 November

Craft-y-Crawl, 12 noon to 4pm (from 10am at the Golden Ball); and planting in the orchard on Scarcroft Green, 11am – 1pm. Look forward to seeing you!

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Sunday 27 November: a family event, planting in the orchard on Scarcroft Green

Sunday November 27th 11am – 1pm (Posted on behalf of Laura Potts and Buglife) There are 25 Primroses, 25 Cowslips, 15 Red Campion, 15 White Campion, 10 Common Knapweed, 10 Musk Mallow, 10 Oxeye Daisy, 15 Selfheal, 15 Wild Carrot, … Continue reading

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Bed-making

Here in the photos below you can see the story of making the raised bed at The Nose on Sunday – from piles of timber, to layering the bottom of bed with compost. If you have any mature compost or spare soil, … Continue reading

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Raised bed

From 11 am this Saturday – 23 July – a team of us will be erecting an amazing raised bed in our lovely community garden. We need your help! The bed will be in a U-shape and about 60 cm … Continue reading

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