Category: General Information

We Love – Lime

The young, heart-shaped leaves of lime (linden) are edible. They have a succulent almost sweet flavour which, believe it or not, is enhanced once the leaf is covered in honey dew from aphids! Lime, or Linden, trees , were once very common across Britain. Today, they are considered a remnant […]

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We are recruiting

More Details At Abundant Borders we believe that everyone, regardless of their personal circumstances, has the right to healthy food and that everyone should be valued and supported within their community. We are working to create a network of community food gardens across the Scottish Borders and we support individuals […]

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Tomatoes

Seed Saving from Tomatoes Most modern varieties of tomato are self pollinating, and will not cross.  The anthers on tomato flowers (which make the pollen) are fused together to make a tight cone that insects cannot enter. Usually the stigma (the receptive surface for receiving pollen) is very short, and […]

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We Are Hiring!

At Abundant Borders we believe that everyone, regardless of their personal circumstances, has the right to healthy food and that everyone should be valued and supported within their community. We are working to create a network of community food gardens across the Scottish Borders and we support individuals and communities […]

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Keeping the Borders Beautiful

Woohoo! Advancing – what’s not to like!

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A new Community Garden for Duns

Thanks to BHA there will be space within the Todlaw development for a community garden The garden will be in the bright green bit on the map. It looks like a building site at the moment but the contractors will clear and level the site before we all get started, […]

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Community Gardening comes to Reston

Community Gardening Comes to Reston! Over the next few weeks Karen from Abundant Borders will be working with the wonderful young people at Reston Primary School to start to turn the area of grass and weedlings into veggies and seedlings! The school would love this to be an intergenerational project […]

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Making LINKS

We are delighted to be able to support LINKS Eyemouth by providing advice and information on food and how to cook healthy, nutritious famuily meals on a budget.

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