Category: Ayton Community Garden

The third Ayton Summer Season

We took on the management of this small plot in Ayton from Berwickshire Housing Association in Winter 2016. Since then the team of community growers have harvested a whole range of fruit, vegetables, herbs and salads. As you might expect, this summer was the best yet! Though we did have […]

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Transformation at Ayton

Thanks to the amazing team of volunteers who have turned a corner of a weedy, stony field into an abundant food forest garden! Just have a look at this video presentation!

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July in the Ayton Community Food Garden

The Ayton Community Food Growers took part in the training course in Eyemouth this month but still had time to do all of this!!

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June in the gardens – Ayton

Lots growing at Ayton Community Food Garden, despite the iffy summer! And the volunteers have been enjoying their time with Kat on the Permaculture Foundation Course There has been some structural improvements in the garden too!

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Spring at Ayton

This is the third growing season at the Ayton Community Food Garden and thee is plenty going on at the start of the year. The community food growers have done an incredible job over the past 3 years and we’re looking forward to plenty of produce this year

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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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