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And meanwhile at Ayton…

The Community Forest Garden is really taking shape. Our second monthly volunteering afternoon allowed us all to see how the garden is coming along and to lend a hand with general maintenance and advice. There are field beans, soft fruit, shrubs, bushes, trees herbs, flowers and vegetables. Not bad for […]

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Raised beds finished today …

…Hurrah! The raised beds at Linkim Court were finished today! THANKS to SHANE who managed to complete this part of the project despite Karen’s iffy measuring skills! Note to self: measure twice cut once :0)

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Rain stops play..

Rain stopped play early but Karen, Shane and Celine still got lots done.

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After a slow start ….

Despite getting off to a really slow start, as the materials were delivered to the Ayton site in error, we made huge progress today. Thanks so much to Len and Stuart for organising the delivery of huge amounts of soil. Shane, you are a star and Gail, what a difference […]

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Changing the world – one post at a time

If you want to change the world you have to get your hands dirty. Quite literally in our case. Making a difference is not about talking, it is about doing and the perma-team were magnificent today!

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Progress at Linkim Court

Getting started on building the raised beds at Linkim Court. Annie and Karen worked all day in the Eyemouth sunshine today and there is real progress.

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Volunteering with Abundant Borders

Today was the first of our once a month, informal volunteer afternoons at Ayton. Thanks to everyone who came along and shared their expertise, enthusiasm and experience. Upcoming dates for the diary are June 5th, July 3rd then August 7th from 1pm to whenever – depending on the weather :0).  […]

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Eyemouth Good Food Partnership

As anthropologist Margaret Mead once remarked, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has”. One such group is Eyemouth Good Food Partnership, working together to promote improved well-being through good nutrition. Abundant Borders is delighted to […]

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Getting started at Linkim Court

Abundant Borders, in collaboration with Berwickshire Housing Association and the wonderful residents of Linkim Court are making the garden areas more easily accessible, lower maintenance and provide herbs for cooking. We’ve had several meetings with the residents and they have been very clear about what they want from the project. […]

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Reuse, Reclaim, Recycle

In permaculture, reuse and recycle isn’t just about rinsing out rinsing out containers and breaking down boxes. Nature recycles naturally,  leaves fall to the ground, decompose and provide mulch and nutrients to help the next generation of trees to grow; worms eat through decaying matter and transform it into compost […]

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