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Community Garden in January

The garden is as sparse as you will ever see it at this time of year, but the beans planted in November are looking good, and, (I hope you can hear) birds are singing! So spring must be close..

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img_20191103_120908There’s been a lot of rain! It does make weeding easier. Clearing the top plots for peas and beans next year, and, we’ve put in a couple of rows of broad beans to over-winter.

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Polenta

Rhubarb is highly recommended; every garden should have one. Ours was planted about February last year – the eagle-eyed amongst you may spot the various upside-down buckets and pots towards the right of the bed against the back wall, just in the shadow – in some well rotted manure, and it has not only survived being knocked and trampled by some of our more enthusiastic visitors, it rises above mice, birds, slugs and every other garden challenge to deliver like clockwork. This time it has been in crumble – sorry, no photo – and polenta. Both excellent. Enjoy.

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Spot the rhubarb – February 2015

Spring in the Walled Garden

The beds are filling up pretty much according to the (rotation) plan – these last few weeks we’ve planted peas, potatoes, perpetual spinach, kale, red cabbage, salad leaves, radish, chard, lovage and dill. Hollyhocks take a couple of years to mature, but hopefully they will join the cherry, pear and peach trees on the south facing north wall, and, another Community Garden first, hyssop beside the path just up from the wall.

Do come and say hello; we are there most Sunday mornings. Bring sunshine and be prepared to share coffee and biscuits.

 

 

Our Beautiful Planet

Teign Estuary Transition have been invited by TAAG to take part in two Earth Hour themed exhibitions; Our Beautiful Planet, which will run from the 30 January to the 12 February, and Earth Hour, on Saturday 19 March 2016.

The exhibition curator is Rachael Bennett, but if you’re up for adding a bit of inspiration to our displays at these exhibitions, developing a showcase for us, do get in touch,

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Earth Hour 2015

This year we are having a candle lit supper and live music by Robin Brown and friends over in TAAG, Northumberland Place, Teignmouth.

Do join us if you can.

Cost – £5 waged, £3 low/ unwaged.

After Earth Hour we will be holding the Teign Estuary Transition AGM – please stay and get involved with us, or share your stories of Transition,

Mike

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