Our 2020 vision for a healthIER wealthIER Rossendale
Beginner Balcony Gardeners
First, a bit about me.
Hi, I’m Lou and I worked for Groundwork Pennine Lancashire (Rossendale) as a Youth Training Officer
until last October and before that I was Groundwork…
I have decided after discussing the idea with the steering group that i will start a regular blog about my garden. This year we have made big changes in an effort to become as self sufficient in fruit and veg as possible with the garden space we have. A section of the garden is taken up with our chickens, but we have managed to squeeze in a small polytunnel and some rather nice compost bins built by my husband from pallets. We have given over all of the rear grass areas to raised beds. I…Continue
The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed the slight 'tweak' to the IER logo in the top right-hand corner of this page.
The words 'Regrowing Rossendale' were thought up by Amie Foster of St Saviour's Primary School in Bacup when we had our Design A Logo Competition. We think it's INCREDIBLE!
A BIG thank you also to Abdul at Mas Media UK for donating his time on this.
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 17, 2011 at 14:22 — No Comments
A BIG thank you to Janet O'Driscoll, our latest member, who has donated some leek, tomato, cauliflower and cabbage seedlings for the Whitaker Park Community Garden.
As soon as they are strong enough (and we have laid the soil), they will be planted!
Incredible Edible Rossendale recently had a joint article with our friends from Todmorden in the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.
Read the full article here:
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 7, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments
Please see the attached leaflet with reference to a meeting arranged by our friends at Climate Change this Saturday, 7 May 2011.
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 5, 2011 at 12:59 — No Comments
I moved back to Rossendale after 23 years away and decided to actually put down roots - literally and metaphorically! I've got my first real garden and it cried out to be dug - though the fact that its got a steep slope is going to give us some problems. I told family and friends our plans about wanting to grow our own food and was rewarded with books and seeds (and advice) for my recent birthday! Not so many offers of help with the digging however!! So the recent sunny days have meant…Continue