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All About Compost!!

Ever wondered how to make successful compost bins from recycled pallets?

Or how to make compost successfully in your back garden or your community project?

Come along to this great workshop where our pallet expert, Luke and our composting expert, Sara, will work with you to create great compost bins for the gardens at Hartcliffe City Farm, which will enable you to to take these hands on, practical skills back into your garden and your community. You’ll learn about siting, making and using the bins and there will be the opportunity to talk about compost teas and feeds too!!

To book your place just click on the link!!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-compost-bins-from-pallets-tickets-43094198909

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Success with Seeds

Our Sara Venn will be running this course at Hartcliffe City Farm where she will share her horticultural knowledge of seed sowing, potting on and keeping small plants alive, ensuring the become productive. Pest and diseases, timings and good practice will all recovered along to what to do if things go wrong.

Not only will you learn loads about seed sowing, but you’ll also have the opportunity to sow a variety of seeds to take home with you.

Places are limited so book your place by clicking on the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/success-with-seeds-tickets-42286282409

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Hartcliffe City Farm Work Party

Following the success of our first work party at Hartcliffe City Farm, we are announcing our second on the same day as the farm are holding their Christmas Fair, December 2nd.

We will be focusing on polytunnel 2 and, as long as the weather is on side, looking at strimming some of the grass and hopefully rescuing a couple of raised beds.

We’ll also be chatting with people about our plans in the garden and with the farm, our projects for next year and,of course, about how you can be involved!!

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Hartcliffe City Farm Work Party

We are supporting Hartcliffe City Farm and will be running a series of work parties and other events in order to begin to get their garden area back up and running, so that it is both productive and beautiful. This will be the first of many events, and we will be clearing and organising the polytunnels so that they can be utilised properly come the beginning of next growing season. There is also work to be done on the outdoor beds as well as strimming, clearing and tidying!

The farm is in Hartcliffe and easily accessed by the number 75 and 76 buses. there is also plenty of parking available.

Why not come along and find out more about this beautiful city farm that so few people have heard of?

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Pallet Workshop……

Come along to Avonmouth Community Centre and learn how to make simple seats with pallets! The seats we are making today will be for the garden at the Community Centre, and will be used by groups to sit outside and enjoy the garden, which we will also be supporting some work in over the next few months……

You don’t need to bring anything to this workshop other than some enthusiasm and possibly a hammer……

For more info and to book your free place just click on the link below!!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-pallet-building-workshop-tickets-39526137742

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Free Winter Fruit Pruning Workshop

We will be running our free fruit pruning workshop again this year, in the Millennium Square gardens, so if you’d like to learn about pruning apple and pear trees and how to care for them, why not sign up for the day?

The session will be from 10 on the 19th January and due to limited spaces, please email sara@ediblebristol for your space. It will be on a first come, first booked basis!

You will need to bring secateurs and wear sturdy shoes.

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