Growing at home

How to use toilet rolls to make seed pots – yes that is right you can use the humble toilet roll cardboard centre to make wonderful seed pots which are especially good for beans and pea’s. You can also make your own pots from newspaper or use egg boxes. All the ideas and instructions are here Growing in small spaces Continue Reading

Time to get out your pots & pans

Yes you read that correctly. This is the time of year when your pots and pans get to come outside and make some noise as it is wassailing time in the orchards around the UK.  Wassailing is an ancient custom that was initially  a drink and the word comes from the Anglo-Saxon phrase ‘waes hael’, which means good health. The Continue Reading

Getting Ready for Winter

The training season has started with two sessions last weekend. The first was held at Caspian Street Allotments with the wonderful and diverse PACT group lead by Layla. We had a great mix of families and ages looking at how to prepare the allotment for winter, how they might alter the layout to make it easier for families to garden, Continue Reading

Training Time

We are reaching that time of year when the garden begins to go to sleep and we can gradually drift away for a few months….But no now is exactly the right time to get through jobs you have been putting off and some Love my garden, Love me time by getting some training in. Here at WCGN we are offering Continue Reading

For a second time

After a very successful show in the summer we are back for our now annual Autumn show in conjunction with Nursery Row Park on Saturday 28th September from 1.30pm till 4.30pm with lots of free activities. Have you tried our now famous flower crown making? You might win a prize for your efforts. This year we are also introducing vegetable Continue Reading