The improvement of a patch of ground on Marlborough Hill Street in Kingsdown sees our ongoing collaboration with PRSC step up a gear. The patch was discovered several weeks ago and had been taken over bu Buddleia which had been cut down to stumps but all of which was resprouting so we decided that this should be the next patch to be given the Incredible Edible/PRSC touch. So on Saturday morning we completely cleared the space. The buddleia roots were removed by Andy Hollier and his trusty mattock, we weeded and dug over, removed what seems like miles of plastic bag and raised the canody of the Sycamore tree on the site so that it became less dark and dingy.


The site is interesting as it is a definite walking route from Kingsdown into the city centre and we met a lot of people as they walked past, all of whom were really interested and gave great feedback on the work we were doing. Raising the tree canopy has made the route through the alleyway to the side of the site much lighter and there has also been a piece of street art put at the opposite end of this alleyway to the site which makes a direct link to the growing that will soon be taking place there.

In the next week or so we will be organising a planting day on this site so if anyone has any plants going spare we’d love to hear from you!!


One man and his   


The finished space, soon to be filled with edibles!!





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