West Swindon Plantfest

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Planting in the West Swindon beds has finally caught up with the weather. A number of vegetables have gone in at four sites in the area (Woollaton, Bosham, Freshbrook, Freshbrook Church). Purple sprouting broccoli was planted in all beds (thank-you, … Continued

Freshbrook Updated

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Saturday saw the Spring tidy of the bed at Freshbrook Centre. Bulbs were relocated (with varying degrees of success) to the verge and weeds removed.  Lured by the beautiful weather conditions we may have got a little carried away with … Continued

Pollinator Project (pre-pollination)

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A few days ago Incredible Edible joined a variety of other representatives of Parish, Horticulture and Wildlife to initiate the Swindon Pollinator Project. (Expect that name to change. The working title of “Swindon Bug-gers” was felt too risque to communicate … Continued

West Swindon is even more IncrEdible tonight!

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Yes, I know, it’s hard to believe! In addition to the beautiful Lydiard Park and superior access to the M4, tonight West Swindon is also enjoying it’s fifth IncrEdible bed. We started yesterday in the sunshine, clearing weeds and relocating … Continued

Gardening in Godolphin

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The sun came out for us as we broke ground on the fourth IncrEdible space in West Swindon. One large planter with grass, dandelions and a yellow rooted bush was turned into a space Monty Don might have been proud of! … Continued

Hotbed for Winter

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In addition to the late planting of our West Swindon beds with garlic, onions and broad beans, we decided to construct a hotbed. Hotbeds were used regularly in Victorian times to provide the kitchen with vegetables that would normally be … Continued

West Swindon Autumn Shakedown

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As the weather gets ever closer to winter, the gardeners in West Swindon met at the Woollaton Close and Bosham Close planters to start laying the foundations for the new gardening year. Sad as it was to say goodbye to … Continued

New Plantlings in Woollaton

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In contrast to our last community foray into the Woollaton Close planters (Grange Park, West Swindon), we picked a sunny day to kick off the major planting of the beds. In the interim they had been manured and dug over … Continued

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