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Our lovely friends at Todmorden have added a short article on their website following our Good Friday visit.
Read the article here:
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 29, 2011 at 8:43 — No Comments
Representatives from IERoss were recently invited 'over the hill' for a guided tour of the superb project by our mentors in Todmorden.
Our guide for the day, the wonderful Estelle, walked us from Mary's garden, along the canal bank and back through Todmorden for a well-earned rest at the Bear Cafe.
The Sun shone on us all afternoon, and, a great Good Friday was had by all.
BIG thanks to Estelle, Pam and Jane for their…Continue
Friends of IERoss, Kaspar and Susanne Wimberley, have planted a superb herb garden as part of the Community Garden at Whitaker Par.
All the plants are labelled, and, leaflets describing the plants and their uses are available inside the Museum.
Please go and have a look, maybe plant more or add to the Community Garden itself?
Our good friend, Helen Catlow, who used to edit the Rossendale Independent newspaper is a qualified homeopath and, with the help of her daughter, runs a small clinic for complementary medicine in Crawshawbooth.
She currently produces a bi-monthly newsletter called Health Matters with some colleagues . It is only a small publication, 12-page A5, but it is available electronically, too.
It is free and contains news on research into alternative…Continue
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 15, 2011 at 13:14 — No Comments
hi have a contact who will donate large amounts of tyres free to good homes.x. there are some nice people who would be happy to deliver them locally or certainly help.x. please email me if u r interested.x.
The development of our plot at Whitaker Park is now coming along nicely thanks to the help of our volunteers.
We are now needing fruit and veg plants to go into the area.
If you took away some of the giveaway seeds from our recent AGM, how are they doing? Can you spare us a few yet?
Do you have any surplus plants that you can contribute?
Please contact us via email…Continue
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 14, 2011 at 13:17 — No Comments
Today, we welcome our 100th member to the Forum!
John Bartlett is theChildren's Centre Teacher and Early Years Professional, and, has been an active supporter of our project since day one.
Thanks for all your help John, and, thanks for becoming our lucky number!!
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 14, 2011 at 13:05 — No Comments
Our friends at Haslingden Community Link have just planted a vegetable plot at their Nursery facility.
INCREDIBLE! Start them young!
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 14, 2011 at 13:03 — No Comments
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 8, 2011 at 11:57 — No Comments
Our very own, Ron Crisp, has had his review of Christine's new book published on Amazon. The review can be seen below:
Christine Walkden is well-known as BBC TV’s ‘One Show’ garden ‘guru’, BBC Radio Four’s ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’ – but in Lancashire mainly as the Patron of the public vegetable-growing project, Incredible Edible Rossendale (IER).
A sensibly-sized 165 pages in semi-hard covers which should wipe clean of compost or garden soil, this…Continue
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on April 2, 2011 at 9:59 — No Comments