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Crane volunteers help tidy the Forest Garden for Open Day

Crane volunteer group in front of Forest Garden
Friday, 8 June 2018

Today another bunch of willing employees from local building components company Crane, joined our Garden Club regulars to tame the weeds in the Forest Garden ready for our Open Day on Sunday. Luckily they had good weather and really seemed to enjoy their morning. Well done guys and thank you!

We hope to see you and your families on Sunday when we host our Open Day, Bake Off and Fun Dog Show on Ransom's Rec. 

More unusual edibles planted in our Forest Garden

Monday, 16 May 2016

On April's activity Sunday, volunteers spent the morning planting unusual edibles in our Forest Garden. These included a couple of Apricots - one Tomcot which is a late-blossoming variety and one Orange Summer, which fruits later than most apricots. The beauty of these later-flowering varieties is that they come out after the early frosts and therefore have a better chance of being pollinated and producing actual fruit!

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