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Plot Planning and Sowing the first seeds…Grow Clyde Road

Plot Planning and Sowing the first seeds…Grow Clyde RoadThis Wednesday 16 April on the Clyde Road Estate we all got stuck in, spurred by the bright Spring sunshine and the excitement of sowing the first seeds of the season. Two determined residents cultivated the soil on the second communal plot on Fairweather Close by turning the soil, removing the weeds and adding lots […]

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Getting exotic with green manures

coddu-and-humousAlumni Master Gardener Mike Wohl shares his first green manure experience. ”I feel SO good because I actually got round to doing green manure this winter. Although I knew about green manures for a couple of years and was recommending to other veg growers to use it, I just never got round to doing it […]

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The Scoop on Soil…Grow Clyde Road

The Scoop on Soil…Grow Clyde RoadOn Weds, in the dappled sunshine, with the help of some Master Gardener volunteers and a couple of keen residents we got stuck into preparing the two community plots on the Clyde Road Estate. We started with the larger plot on Elizabeth Clyde Close by turning the soil over and removing as many weeds and […]

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Vegetables have families too! Latest from Grow Clyde Road

pic-blog-4Yesterday in the milder weather we got stuck in after having a bit of fun getting into the garage. A couple of residents came along and we looked at vegetable families, specifically the potato family, the carrot family, the pea & bean family and the cabbage family as they are important when thinking about planning […]

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An introduction to plants and the magic behind them – Grow Clyde Road

Blog-3On Wednesday we braved the cold weather at our new base in Fairweather Close on the Clyde Road Estate. You may not realise it’s now officially Spring as this week has been especially cold! We now have access to the garage for workshops and storage and access to water on Elizabeth Clyde Close. We can’t […]

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