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Weekly Updates for August 2021
29th August There is plenty to take away presently from the Serpentine Garden with a lot of cropping going on – ...
Weekly Updates for July 2021
4th July A week is said to be a long time in politics but the same applies equally to gardening. The ...
Weekly Updates for June 2021
5 June 2021 You will see around our great poster for the Serpentine Community Garden Fringe event ‘Mix It Up’ on ...
Weekly Updates for May 2021
9 May 2021 As usual a busy week in the Garden. Our aerial photographer called in to see what we look ...
Weekly Reports for April 2021
4 April 2021 The spring weather continues to offer a range of experiences for volunteers and plants alike. The thermometer in ...
Weekly Reports for March 2021
7 March 2021 We are pressing on with groundwork preparations in anticipation of a successful planning application for our new polytunnel. ...
Weekly Reports for February 2021
28 February During the week the Planning Officer from HPBC came to take a look at the Garden. Our planning application ...
Weekly Reports for January 2021
31 January 2021 We are hoping to erect a third polytunnel at the Serpentine Community Garden on the base left by ...
Weekly Reports for December 2020
20 December 2020 The Tuesday group made the most of a lovely sunny morning preparing for our mushroom trials which some ...
Weekly Reports for November 2020
29 November 2020 Sunday 22nd brought in cooler dry weather than of late with even a little sunshine to raise spirits. A ...
Weekly Reports for October 2020
29 October 2020 We’ve been paddling about in the Garden but rain did not stop play. ‘Grunt’ work continues as we ...
Weekly Reports for September 2020
24 September 2020 Just 21 days after notice of demolition of the old tractor garage, the deed is done. We are ...
Weekly Reports for August 2020
27 August 2020 We’ve hit the time of year when harvesting for produce merges with harvesting for seed. This will be ...
Weekly reports for June 2020
24 June 2020 All seedlings from the big greenhouse are now safely bedded out with pots and bags pressed into service ...
Weekly Reports for July 2020
29 July 2020 We’re starting to harvest in earnest: broad beans, french beans, fava beans, runner beans, garlic, peas, courgettes, cauliflower, ...
Weekly Reports for May 2020
28 May 2020 As the weather seems finally to have settled fair, we race to plant out the trays of seedlings ...
Weekly Reports for April 2020
29 April 2020 We had a week of two halves. On Sunday in blazing sun we drained the water butts to ...
Weekly Reports for March 2020
25 March 2020 A team of established volunteers and recent recruits committed to sustaining the community garden has come together. We feared that ...
Weekly Reports for February 2020
26 February 2020 Sunday’s hardy volunteers braved the storm, installed some more mouse deterrents, and were impressed by the depth of ...
Weekly reports for January 2020
26 January 2020 This time last year we were working in four inches of snow so we have been making the most ...
Weekly Reports for December 2019
2 & 5 December 2019 Harvesting seed is now complete so we have been able to start packeting seeds for the ...
Weekly Reports for November 2019
3 & 6 November Frost has meant the leaves have steadily fallen across the Pavilion Gardens and our friends from HPBC ...
Weekly Reports for October 2019
6 & 10 October We have had our first frosts which have knocked over some of the outdoor plants. The changeable ...
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