Monthly Archives: September 2015

The art of forest gardening revealed

Our working group visit last Sunday to the forest garden in Woodchurch proved to be a thoroughly enjoyable and informative outing on a lovely late summer day. A 20+ year labour of love by our good friend, Nigel Jennings, this plot of almost 2.5 acres comprises an evolving forest garden, orchard and pond. Nigel provided…

Autumn on the community allotments

Our two local transition groups have community allotments in Folkestone (Newington/Penne, just outside the town) and in Hythe (the garden at Tynwald Residential Home). The former has been run for the last couple of years, the latter for the last four or five years. Tynwald is a registered charity and doesn’t have the funds to…

Start collecting your apples!

After our recent successful High Street produce, plant and seed swap, thoughts now turn to our first full outing of the community apple press. This is on Saturday 3rd October and sees us with a stall in the centre of the town, on the square on the High Street behind Aldi. From 11am to 5pm…