Category: Ayton Community Garden

Growing already..!

And the sun is heating up the soil nicely now so we’ll be good to sow really soon!

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Planting started..!!

Peas, beans, courgette,cucumber, kale, beetroot, mange tout and lots more all planted and settled in the greenhouse and now quietly germinating away. Thanks to Rhonda, Alan, Gillian, Karen, Anne and to Mrs Lathe and Eyemouth High School. More seed planting each Monday in March – message robin@abundantborders.org.uk if you are […]

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Exciting news from Ayton

The Ayton Community Garden is sited within an area designated by site owners Berwickshire Housing Association for affordable housing. Great news this week as the plans for the development have been submitted and it includes the community garden. We hope that the new residents will want to join the volunteer […]

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Appley happiness

Thanks to everyone who came along and pressed apples today. It was chilly and windy but that didn’t put us off! The new kit worked a treat – but it is amazing how many apples you need to make a cup of juice!

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Commemorating the life of a keen gardener

Today we fitted a plaque in the memory of our friend Jimmy Newman. It seemed fitting to photograph it with some of the produce he helped plant and nurture.

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You are invited …

AYTON COMMUNITY GARDEN APPLE DAY 8th October 1pm – 3pm Come and join us for a fabulous afternoon celebrating the wonderful apple harvest. Expert GRAHAM BELL will be on hand to answer your questions; the best trees to plant here in The Borders, how best to store apples and bring […]

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Abundance at Ayton

Look how wonderful the garden is looking  – potatoes, onions, apples, courgettes on the Ayton Primary school plot, two types of bean and lots of fresh herbs and salads. There are even sprouts coming along nicely, despite the foliage being ravaged by Cabbage Whites.  

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Summer rain

Far too wet and windy for the Ayton Community Gardeners today, but doesn’t the garden look amazing, even in the rain.

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Tatty thief at Ayton??

Well, of course not… but for a while it looked like tatties were vanishing! Turns out that volunteer Gillian had been around a pulled the first crop! And they were delicious too! Meanwile we are all busy creating even more abundance to share

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Lots of planting at Ayton

One of the things that is really important at Abundant Borders is community engagement. A couple of months ago we left packets of vegetable seeds at Eyemouth High School. The young people sowed those seeds and today we collected lots of wonderful, healthy seedlings for planting. And the potatoes, onions […]

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