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!Read More
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 […]Read More
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.Read More
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 shareRead More
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 […]Read More
Open Garden Success!
What a fantastic day we had on Saturday. The garden looked great and we had lots and lots of vistors – 68!! – and lots and lots of comment on how much had been achieved in a year! Huge thanks to Rhonda for setting the day up and to all […]Read More
Preparing for Open Day
The Community Food Garden at Ayton is part of the Beanburn Open Gardens event, raising funds for another great charity – supporting St Abbs Lifeboat. It was a cold, grey day – not like May Bank Holiday at all, but we had a wonderful afternoon tidying and sprucing so that […]Read More
Works in Progress
Tea and biscuits today at Linkim Court and a chance to share our story so far with residents. They can’t get out to see some of the other sites for themselves so wanted to see how the other projects compared to the transformation of their outdoor space. So we made […]Read More