It was lovely to see Yvonne Fuchs at Stream Walk on Saturday morning. Yvonne, along with her husband John Henry, were involved from the very beginning of the community garden and maintained a strong involvement over the years. Sadly John Henry passed away on 4th May. Yvonne bought a beautiful bouquet of flowers grown inContinue reading “Tribute to John Henry”
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Home education pilot number 2
Stream Walk Garden had a lovely first session with our home education children and their carers earlier this month. We made rhubarb cordial in home-decorated, up-cycled bottles and had a salad safari which included mixing and tasting our own yummy dressings. Please join us for the second of our pilot sessions this Friday May 20thContinue reading “Home education pilot number 2”
Stream Walk Community Garden has been awarded a £5,000 grant to help develop our outreach and development work.The grant money has come to us from the Martello Fund via Kent Community Foundation under its Vulnerable Adults Themed programme. The funds will be used to provide garden activities for vulnerable and socially disadvantaged people over theContinue reading “Funding boost!”
Tomato plants for sale!
Get your organic tomato, lettuce, chard and herb plants at the garden today and Saturday 10-2pm. All ready to plant straight out!
Home schooling sessions at Stream Walk garden
Stream Walk Community Garden is keen to broaden its reach to the home education community so is hosting two pilot sessions for home educated children (and their carers) in the Whitstable area. Co-led by two teachers, we plan to run informal and relaxed gardening-related sessions based around play, exploration and natural enquiry. The garden spaceContinue reading “Home schooling sessions at Stream Walk garden”
Well we’re now into Spring and it’s starting to show with lovely blossom on the fruit trees, garlic and beans shooting up and the rhubarb ready to pick. The Thursday morning sessions have been busy with us doing lots of maintenance; Steve has been working on the hedges and Denis made some great chalk signsContinue reading “Spring!”
We had our first ever willow weaving workshops during the Easter holidays, courtesy of willow guru Nicole. We built obelisks with willow cut from the garden and volunteers’ gardens and learnt how to build these structures that are perfet for supporting sweetpeas and beans. We’re hoping to do more of this kind of activity overContinue reading “Willow workshop”
We had a very productive, if chilly month in February as well as some very strong winds to contend with. Felix helped us with cuttings and potting on, Irene prepared the ground for seed sowing with some mulch and Nicole worked on willow obelisks to support the sweet peas that will be planted in March.Continue reading “February”
Thank you Yann and Jenny
For our lovely firebowl!