Water, water everywhere!

With much of the garden under water we used our first weekend opening to make the rotunda area (where we all sit for a cuppa and a chat) more habitable and safe for the volunteers. We started bailing out at 9.30am and within an hour we were laying plastic tiles and covering the area withContinue reading “Water, water everywhere!”

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”

Willow workshop

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”

Little Green Fingers

On Friday April 30th Stream Walk Community Garden will host its first children’s gardening group after lockdown. The entry fee is £3 per family. Cash only. Due to Covid, the pilot session on April 30th will have limited numbers (15 adults and children inclusive) so come early! Please come prepared for the weather and forContinue reading “Little Green Fingers”