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
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
“Whatever you do, just stick something in the ground!” This is advice to everyone from my friend and gardening inspiration, Hillary, who gave me a tour of her Lincoln allotment last week. “Don’t worry about making mistakes,” she told me, “that’s what we all do with gardening!” Think about getting an allotment The abundance of… Continue reading Welcome to my Lincoln allotment
Do you know that organic food (and other plants) is being producedthroughout Lincolnshire in small spaces? From small gardens, to large gardens, allotments and small holdings, the Lincolnshire Organic Gardeners’ Organisation (LOGO) promotes the principles and practice of organichorticulture and agriculture. Formed over 20 years ago, and affiliated to Garden Organic, LOGO is keen todevelop… Continue reading Organic food is growing in Lincolnshire
Here at the Lincoln Food Partnership we have been examining the potential for food growing in the City’s open spaces. Whilst it is not possible to identify private land, a number of other spaces can be estimated. For example, there are 22.5 hectares of allotments (many already growing food). The seven largest areas of open… Continue reading Self-sufficient Lincoln?