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RHS – Sustainable Gardening

The Royal Horticultural Society has an ambitious target to become net positive for nature and people.

It has just launched its Planet-Friendly Gardening Campaign which includes ten easy gardening tasks that will make a real difference to the environment and biodiversity. Tasks include growing fruit, vegetables and flowers, switching to rainwater and pulling up a paving slab or two to make room for some bee-loving perennials.

Please follow this link for more details about how you can help make a difference in your garden.

News from the Clitterhouse Farm Team

Plant Sale: Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
A great selection of annuals and perennials, all organically grown in peat free compost. Many of the plants are grown from seeds or cuttings with extra TLC from the amazing volunteers.

Grub Club: Saturdays, 11am – 3pm
Tasty “pay what you feel” meals, all created with surplus food to help fight food waste.

Live Music: Saturdays, 12pm – 2pm
… provided by the The Loose Bohemians, weather permitting.

Dyedelion’s Pop Up Stall: Saturdays, 11am – 3pm
Unique cotton T-shirts, tops and bandanas, individually hand-dyed with plants by local artist Natalia.

Volunteering Drop In Sessions: Tuesdays, 11am – 1pm and Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
If you are interested in gardening and want to make a difference in the community, do go along!

Help Needed on Saturday Please!

Do you have an hour to spare tomorrow, Saturday between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm to help beautify our neighbourhood?
We have received a generous and kind donation of bulbs from the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (narcissi, snowdrops and hyacinths).  Maureen and Rita have already planted some in The Vale.  We need to plant the remainder as soon as possible.
Pamela, a local resident and professional gardener, has kindly offered to lead a group of us in planting them on the roundabout in Pennine Drive. We hope that you’ll be able to join her, Lisa and Luisa in this fantastic endeavour.
If you have any gardening gloves, bulb planters or spades, please bring them along.