Potato Day Poster
03
FEB
2015

Poster for Potato Day 2015

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As you know, Potato Day is approaching fast. And with Potato Day comes the Potato Day poster. If you feel so inclined, please print off one (or more) copies of the attached poster – its only A4 – and pin it up somewhere prominent (local shop, village notice board etc) It w
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27
JAN
2015

Greener Borders Winter Talks – Wednesday 25th February 2015

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A Greener Melrose are hosting a series of open talks over the next few months with other local groups including BOG. This second talk "Travels to India, Bangladesh and Chile in Search of Fair Trade Goods" is at the Ormiston Institute in Melrose on Wednesday 25th February at 8pm.
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22
JAN
2015

Potato Day 2015

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Find the latest about BOG’s Potato Day and Green Fair here. Sunday 1st March 2015 11am to 3pm at Springwood Park, Kelso Up to 100 organic, heritage and blight resistant varieties sold by the tuber; organic produce, information and garden supplies Expert Gardening advice Admissio
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Land Use Strategy map
20
JAN
2015

Scottish Government Land Use Strategy Project

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The Scottish Government has been running a pilot land use strategy project here in the Scottish Borders. The pilot is based on ecological principles and designed to aid in decision making when considering conflicting ways of utilisingland. The results are based on a series of maps whi
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Snowdrops
20
JAN
2015

Not long to Spring!

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It may be the middle of a cold snap but there are still things happening in the garden. Not least these cheerful snowdrops making their first appearance of the year. First of many we hope.
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15
JAN
2015

Greener Borders Winter Talks – Wednesday 21st January

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A Greener Melrose are hosting a series of open talks over the next few months with other local groups including BOG. The first is at the Ormiston Institute in Melrose on Wednesday 21st January at 8pm.and will be given by Val Brunton who runs the Sunflower restaurant in Peebles and has
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15
JAN
2015

Business Meeting January 2015

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DATE: Sunday 18th January. TIME: 11am -12.30 am then shared lunch. As usual bring contribution to the lunch.VENUE: Berwick. All members and keen non-member are welcome to the business meeting.
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11
DEC
2014

Apple tree pruning workshops

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Catherine Ross and John Wylie report: David Catt led two workshops in November 2014. The first was at Linton Mill Farmhouse. Nicky and Neil have been there for about a year, inheriting an interesting garden, including four mature apple trees, which needed pruning. David demonstrated o
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11
DEC
2014

Autumn pictures by Catherine Ross

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Catherine has kindly shared some of her pictures taken this Autumn in her garden near Town Yetholm.
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12
NOV
2014

More muck!

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Alison in Jedburgh writes: “I’m currently in the process of moving house (we live just south of Jedburgh) and have a largeish muck heap of predominantly horse manure, shavings and hay. The bottom muck has been there about 12 months so is well rotted down and would make goo
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