23rd September 2016 – Newsletter Number 25

What’s on

Growing-information for September

Onions sets available at Bluebell as well as at Marpit.
Click to see information on the website

Recent events
Bluebell South - Open Day GO2 2016 October 2nd Don’t forget to come to GO2 Open Day on Sunday 2 October from 12 noon to 4 pm. We will be open to the public and if you can publicise this anywhere please do. We may get people interested in joining so please come and talk to would-be members!
There will be refreshments and produce for sale and the apple press will be pressing fresh juice. apple-press
If you can help, get in touch with us. You can renew your sub for 2016-17 from 10 am.
See you there!

9th September 2016 – Newsletter Number 24

What’s on

Growing-information for September

Click to see information on the website

Recent events
Features
Bluebell South - Open Day GO2 2016 October 2nd Honey harvest 2016 Sustainable Living Initiative in "Norwich Citizen" - Autumn 2016

26th August 2016 – Newsletter Number 23

What’s on

Growing-information for August

Click to see information on the website

Recent events
  • Sunday 14 August at Bluebell Allotments South – a dozen of us sat in the sun planning the Open Day: we’d welcome ideas and help.
Features

Bluebell South - Open Day GO2 2016 October 2nd

12th August 2016 – Newsletter Number 22

What’s on
  • Saturday 20 August Practical Training at Marlpit is cancelled due to no booking.
  • If anyone is interested in making seasonal fruit jam, please contact Mahesh – email: sustainable@grow-our-own.co.uk or tel: 01603920570.
  • Sunday 2 October – Bluebell Grow Our Own Open Day is in the planning stage – please get involved – ideas welcome at “the Big Shed” on Sunday morning.

Growing-information for August

Click to see information on the website

Recent events
Features

Tuesday_at_MarlpitCourgette patties, kolokithokeftedes cooked by MarkSwifts and a microlite

 

22nd July 2016 – Newsletter Number 21

What’s on

Growing-information for July

Click to see information on the website

Recent events

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8th July 2016 – Newsletter Number 20

What’s on
Recent events

24th June 2016 – Newsletter Number 19

What’s on
So far, less than 10 members have booked for lunch after the AGM. Please let me know by 1st of July the latest, if you would like to stay for lunch.
01603 920570 / 07969 996646  sustainable@grow-our-own.co.uk

Mahesh

10th June 2016 – Newsletter Number 18

What’s on
  • Practical Training on Saturday 18 June,
    Looking after plants” 10am to 1pm – including lunch at 12:30, then “Midsummer Flowers” with Alex up to 3:30pm  at Marlpit Community Centre,  NR6 5EG –  Booking essential, click here
  • OPEN DAY at Marlpit Community Garden on Saturday 25th June, 12 am to 4 pm
  • Members’ AGM on Sunday 3 July, 11.30 – followed by lunch at Marlpit Community Centre, NR6 5EG
    Be sure to let us know if you want lunch: sustainable@grow-our-own.co.uk, there is no food-sharing at Bluebell that day.

Recent events – Training – 21 May 2016

Newsletter Number 18 Marlpit Section

Plants are now available outside the MCG greenhouse or ask us on a Tuesday from 10 to 3.

Don’t forget the OPEN DAY at Marlpit Community Garden on  Saturday 25th June, 12am to 4pm
Please come and see what’s happening, join in and if you can help, email sustainable@grow-our-own.co.uk

Recently at MCG
Thaaaanks from Angelica’s friends
  Lilly’s Bee Day4 June 2016
   Volunteering Day27 May 2016
    Marlpit BirdsJune

Newsletter Number 16 – 13th May 2016

Upcoming events

Saturday 21st May 2016 Learning at Marlpit Community Garden (morning and afternoon)
Friday 27th May 2016 at 10am to 4pm Volunteers Day at Marlpit Community Garden
Half Term Activity at Marlpit CG – “It’s all about bees” Saturday 4th June 2-4pm
Saturday 25th June 2016 at 10am to 5pm Open Day at MCG
Sunday 3rd July 2016 at 11:30 am Annual Members’ Meeting followed by lunch at 1pm

Recent events

Saturday 7th May Jam at Marlpit Community Centre
May Day Nature in the Garden at Grapes Hill Community Garden
Tuesday 26th April Mustard Interviews at MCG
Sunday 24th April Skill Sharing at Bluebell

Features

Newsletter Number 15 – 22nd April 2016

Upcoming events

Sunday 24th April Skill Sharing at Bluebell 11-12am
Sunday May 1st Nature in the Garden at Grapes Hill Community Garden, 11am-3pm
Half Term Activity at Marlpit CG – “It’s all about bees” Saturday 4th June 2-4pm

Recent events

Saturday 16th April Learning at Marlpit Community Garden
– Morning – Soil Preparation and Planning
– Afternoon – Spring Tonics

Features

Newsletter Number 14 – 8th April 2016

Upcoming events

Saturday 16th April Learning at Marlpit Community Garden
Saturday 23rd April South American Food with Maria
Sunday 24th April Skill Sharing at Bluebell
Sunday May 1st Nature in the Garden at Grapes Hill Community Garden

Recent events

Saturday/Sunday 5th April Planting Snowdrops at MCG

Features

Newsletter Number 12 – 11th March 2016

Upcoming events

THIS WEEKEND – Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th March One Planet event at Norwich Forum
Saturday 19th March Learning at Marlpit Community Garden
Growing in March and news from the Seeds and Plants Team at Bluebell

Recent events

Sunday 6th March Tools and Sheds Day and Food-Share Sunday at Bluebell
Sunday 28th February Skill-sharing at Bluebell
Saturday 27th February Marlpit Community Centre Indian Cookery

Features

Newsletter Number 11 – 26th February 2016

Upcoming events

Sunday 28th February Skill-sharing at Bluebell
Sunday 6th March Tools and Sheds Day at Bluebell
Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th March One Planet event at Norwich Forum

Recent events

Saturday 27th February Marlpit Community Centre Indian Cookery
Saturday 20th February Training at Marlpit
Sunday 21st February MCG Bugs Day

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If you missed earlier news read here…

Newsletter Number 7 – 22nd January 2016

“How did it go?”
This newsletter is a bit thinner than usual, reflecting a slow time for gardeners. It’s a good time for reflection and planning. How did it go on your plots last season? What were your problems and successes? What will you do differently this year?
Please write in, share your thoughts, and make this a newsletter for and by our members. Send contributions to newsletter@grow-our-own.co.uk

 

Newsletter No8 follows on 5/02/2016, deadline for items to include is /02/2016

Upcoming events

Marmalade Workshop – 6th Febuary
The New Training Programme for 2016
Tree planting at Marlpit Forest Garden and orchard – Saturday 23rd January from 10am.
MCG Bugs Day – Sunday 21st February

News

Marlpit Wildlife in January
January First Sunday Food Share at Bluebell

Newsletter No8 follows on 5/02/2016, the deadline for items to include is 3/02/2016

Newsletter Number 4

We welcome news items, please send to newsletter@grow-our-own.co.uk. This blog-page will be sent on 27/11/2015, and Newsletter Number 5 will follow on 11/12/2015, the deadline for items to include being 9/12/2015).

The SLI Annual Report for 2014-15 has just been published on our website – comments and feedback are welcome …

Annual Report 2014-15 Dates for the diary

What’s been happening

What to do now

 

Newsletter Number 3

Tasks for November (advice on what might need doing on your plot)

Dates for the Diary

Sunday 15th November – Composting at Bluebell South
Tuesday 17th November – Tree-planting at Marlpit
Saturday 28th November – Ricardo’s Masterclass
Saturday 28th November – Tree-planting at Marlpit
Saturday 19th December – Christmas Meal

Bluebell News

November Food Share
Land and Water Update at Bluebell South

MCG News

Pots at MCG
Pond Life at MCG
1,500 Bulbs planted
Pumpkin Day (with spiders)
Tree planting
MCG Birds