Category: March

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Enjoying Community Gardens Safely

Following last week’s reflective blog on the importance of green space, I have summarised our (local) current thinking on how to use community garden spaces spaces safely during the Covid-19 pandemic and current lockdown....

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Coronavirus and green space

Beccy Whittle reflects on the role of green spaces and community gardens during the coronavirus pandemic. With so much being written about coronavirus I wanted to pick up on a topic that hasn’t been...

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Celebrating women

Every year the 8th March marks International Women’s day, a day for celebrating the achievements of women and the movement towards gender equality. To celebrate I attended a fundraiser cabaret in Lancaster which opened...

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Reducing plastics in horticulture

Dr Dennis Touliatos reflects on a recent trip to CAWR in this week’s column. In February I visited The Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) at Coventry University and attended a meeting focused...

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National Seed Week

Melanie Fryer writes about our National Seed Week – from the 18th March. As spring bursts forth our thoughts start to turn to outdoor work and sowing seeds. But have you thought about where the seed...

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Spring’s patterns

Lancaster’s Spring Market returns to Lancaster’s central market square this Friday 30th from 10-17:00. A Fairtrade Easter Egg Hunt is planned, as is a seed swap and clothes swap (so bring surplus seeds and...