Garden News & Events

Community Garden News

Read the latest Community Garden news below. Other news about TNA, including our newsletters, can be found on the main Transition Newton Abbot News page.

 

The New Community Garden Path!

28th April 2016

We’ve got some good news: the Community Garden path is finally finished, and it looks really good!

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Growing Plans for the Community Garden in 2016!

2nd March 2016

Volunteers are continuing to work hard at the Community Garden. As well as another Landscaping Day, plans are being made for growing vegetables, adding features to the Garden, and hosting events and activities throughout the year!

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Community Garden Events

Read about our upcoming Community Garden events. For more details, please contact Betina Winkler, the Garden Coordinator, at betinawinkler@hotmail.com. For a complete list of TNA events, please visit the Transition Newton Abbot Events page.

 

Landscaping & Growing Session

To be confirmed

Join us at the Community Garden for another session. If you like, just come to see the Garden and say hello!
 


Previous Community Garden Events

A selection of our previous events, and important news in the Garden’s history.

 

Landscaping & Growing Sessions – May 2016

Volunteers met up several times during May to continue developing the Garden, including building a dry stone wall.

 

Landscaping & Growing Sessions – April 2016

Volunteers met up several times during April to continue developing the Garden, including finishing the Garden path.

 

Incredible Vegetables: A Talk by Mandy Barber – April 2016

Thanks to Mandy for a fantastic talk! We had a great turnout with over 20 people attending. Learning about vegetables that aren’t used any more (like skirrets) was really interesting!

 

Film Evening – March 2016

We watched and discussed “A Forest Garden Year” by Martin Crawford. This tied in well with the plans to develop our own forest garden!

 

Landscaping & Growing Sessions – March 2016

Volunteers met up several times during March to continue developing the Garden. We finished off trimming the willow arch, and started to plant vegetables, including some peas and onions. Hopefully this will be a good growing season!

 

Landscaping Day – February 2016

Volunteers met up to continue developing the Garden. We cut back some of the vegetation and gave the willow arch a well-needed trim!

 

Landscaping Day – January 2016

Volunteers met up to continue developing the Garden. We continued building a path, some of the vegetable beds were repaired and renewed, and some of the trees were cut back.