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We Love … Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is another one of those vigourous plants which grows pretty much anywhere and which lots of people consider to be an invasive weed. Truth be told, it is a bit of a bully and it exudes toxins which poison the fungi native plants need to live. It can […]

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Sunshine comes to Hawick

Planting strawberries, clearing paths and preparing for an abundant year

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Eyemouth Community Lunches

Abundant Borders, together with the Eyemouth Good Food Partnership, was part of a great initiative in Eyemouth during the school holidays. The partnership worked with local schools to organise community lunches, with everyone welcome. The team get ready for diners to arrive The fabulous chefs at Oblo produced soup, sandwiches, […]

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Invitation to Tender

With support from the National Lottery Community Fund, Abundant Borders is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person to provide a Permaculture Foundation Course (PFC), for up to 15 participants.  The PFC consists of six modules, full details in the tender document, ideally completed one module per week over a […]

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We Love … Nettles

Yes, honestly! Who would have thought that this garden pest could be good for anything. Here’s a list to prove it: Young nettle leaves are edible, they taste like spinach when cooked, and are rich in vitamins and minerals. Pick only the tips – the first four or six leaves […]

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March at Open Space

More progress in Eyemouth throughout March: Making raised beds Tree planting Getting the plot nice and tidy

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We Love … Wild Garlic

This plant is known by many, many different names – Bear leek, Bear’s garlic, Broad-leaved garlic, Buckrams, Ramsons and Wood garlic The leaves AND flowers are edible. Young leaves are delicious added to soups, sauces and pesto. The leaves are starting to appear right now and are best picked when […]

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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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Fantastic Easter Initiative

We are delighted to be part of this fantastic Eyemouth partnership providing soup and sandwich lunches during the school holidays.

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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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