There are many different types of materials that can be used in natural arts and crafts from wool and dried flowers to raffia and willow amongst some. At Lindengate participants and volunteers have been making willow hops that can be decorated with lights, evergreen plant materials or dried seed heads. First the willow needs to be softened by gently bending [...]
We are looking for businesses and community groups to sponsor a greenhouse that will be part of our illuminated nature trail this December. As twilight falls, wander round our Winter garden trail, which has been magically transformed with dramatic colour, displays and our Beam of Hope. Lindengate in Lights runs from the 17th - 19th December and this year, we [...]
We are excited to announce the launch of a major new project, funded by The Rothchild Foundation. Take a look at our Press Release for full details.
While we wait to plant our Heritage Orchard in the Autumn, we are using the land to grow potatoes. Potatoes have traditionally been used to break in new ground. A potato crop competes strongly with weeds, for light, water and nutrients. Take a look at the different Growing Methods.
Why not get together with the kids and let their creativity take over this Easter and create some healthy Easter Bunny pancakes.
We may all find it hard to get outside when the weather has been grey and damp. You can still boost your wellbeing and keeplearning by doing small gardening activities inside - check out THRIVE for simple activities. In late Winter and early Spring, you could try growing sweet peas and broad beans in toilet rolls - their step [...]