Despite summer shifting straight into winter, with frosty mornings already, there is still huge abundance in Ayton Community Food Garden. The sprouts have survived the plague of cabbage white caterpillars and are growing well despite the leaves looking a bit lacy! There is even some lettuce still growing. And a […]Read More
Pumpkins and Parkin
We had pumpkins and Parkin in the Hawick Community Forest Garden today We’ve been using the wood from the garden to define our paths and it’s looking great. Thanks to all our lovely volunteers who worked really hard. And we had a visit from a ladybird. It really is wonderful […]Read More
Visit to the EU Church Guild, Eyemouth
Thank you to everyone from the Guild at EU Church for the kindness and hospitality. For those unable to attend, here is the presentation. I’ll come back in 2019 with even more before and after photographs!Read More
Visit from the Tree Surgeon
With the ground cleared below, ready for the polytunnel, it was time for clearing above the clearance. There are a number of coppiced sycamore trees at the top of the garden and a few of the libs extended right over where the polytunnel is going. This is not only a […]Read More
Look at the transformation in Hawick!
Autumn has arrived in the Hawick Community Forest Garden. The garden is looking amazing! Just look at the contrast with a year ago! Fantastic to see the transformation. And wildlife coming back into the garden. Great work everyone!Read More
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
Come on in ….
Another busy week in the Hawick Community Forest Garden. On Tuesday James, Dylan and John started work on defining our paths and we were treated to Katy’s homemade shortbread . Today Joe helped tidy up our cardboard mountains and stacked some bricks which we’ll reuse to create more pathways. We […]Read More