Following the brilliant talk last Saturday with Mark Schofield from Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, here are six actions for wildlife you might like to take this month.
A local farmer sets aside a field for community growing. A group of local residents get together to plan. A stall at the roadside offers fresh, organic, pay-as-you-feel veg to the community, and a local Foodbank distributes free, organic food to people who are facing food insecurity. The essence of this vision... "shared, organic produce,… Continue reading Community gardening in Donington on Bain
The story of Old Wood Organic is a covid lockdown story of extraordinary transformation. A bracken-filled clearing in a small area of woodland has made way for a productive, organic garden, and is already beginning to supply restaurants and individuals in Lincoln with just-picked organic salad and veg, delivered by bicycle. I think that counts… Continue reading Old Wood Organic: good food growing in Skellingthorpe
Melvyn Prior from Radio Lincolnshire shares tips for allotments, his love for veggie growing, and how he caught the gardening bug in the first place. Entering the gate of Melvyn Prior’s allotment on an early summer evening, you are greeted by a dazzling row of sunflowers in full bloom; it seems quite appropriate! Melvyn has… Continue reading Talking Allotments with Melvyn Prior
How Jo transformed her Burton Ridge allotment into a beautiful and productive garden - in two months. When Jo was allocated an allotment on Burton Ridge two months ago, it looked like this: Jo's allotment when she first took it on two months ago The view from the top of Jo's allotment Her hope was… Continue reading Welcome to my wildlife friendly Lincoln allotment