Join us for an Evening Soon

Join us for this evening on 21st October to hear from Rachel Hammond who has loads of experience with edible gardening projects. We’ll have an opportunity to learn from her, asks questions and discuss in breakout rooms how we can develop edible growing – and build community in the process – in our local areas.Continue reading “Join us for an Evening Soon”

Cutteslowe Community Orchard

Nestled between the Allotments and the Community Woodland in Cutteslowe is a half-acre plot of land that is in the process of becoming an orchard, created and cared for by the local community. Soon after the plan for the orchard was announced in March this year, practical and financial support started to flood in (includingContinue reading “Cutteslowe Community Orchard”

Ready to Eat at Cutteslowe Primary School

What an exciting time we have had at Cutteslowe Primary School, planting, waiting and watching the seeds we planted grow into yummy treats in our amazing Edible Cutteslowe raised bed. Families are eating strawberries and peas at the moment and looking forward to blackcurrants and edible flowers. Come and take a look! If any ofContinue reading “Ready to Eat at Cutteslowe Primary School”

Sun, rain and lots of plants coming to life

I had fun watering the baby plants in the bed in the park last week with my two kids, which is now looking alive with herbs, lettuces, chard, beans and other edibles! Do come and check it out when you’re next in the area. With all the rain over the last couple of days, itContinue reading “Sun, rain and lots of plants coming to life”

Edible Cutteslowe Launch

Last weekend, on 22-23 May, we formally launched Edible Cutteslowe at the Cutteslowe Garden and Horticultural Therapy Centre’s “Not Quite Chelsea Flower Show”. There were show gardens made by local community groups, as well as some put together by the Garden Centre staff. Everyone who came was invited to vote for the garden we likedContinue reading “Edible Cutteslowe Launch”

Edible Cutteslowe Launch in Cutteslowe Park, 22-23 May

On 22-23 May, as part of an event run by the Cutteslowe Horticultural Therapy and Garden Centre is running – “The Not Quite Chelsea Flower Show” – we’ll be formally launching Edible Cutteslowe. Come along over the weekend from 10-5 on Saturday and Sunday to see some show gardens made by local community groups, andContinue reading “Edible Cutteslowe Launch in Cutteslowe Park, 22-23 May”

Cutteslowe Park Bed Planting Started

Planting up of the bed in Cutteslowe Park has started. Come along and check it out! The bed is by the mini-railway extension line, not far from the playground. Here’s some lettuce enjoying its new spot. More veg varieties will be put in in the next few weeks. You can see a video of theContinue reading “Cutteslowe Park Bed Planting Started”

Cutteslowe School creates and plants up Edible Cutteslowe bed

Cutteslowe Primary School has just completed building a raised bed which is situated at the school front gate.  The children have already started to plant a variety of fruit and vegetables, and will continue to add to this over the next few weeks. All children from nursery through to Year 6 learn how to respectContinue reading “Cutteslowe School creates and plants up Edible Cutteslowe bed”