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27
JAN
2015

Vegetables in the snow

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Sarah Eno writes “Here are a couple of photos of vegetables in the snow. The first one with little leaves poking up is the garlic Andy planted in October – it had grown about 4cm by December. The leaves seem to be fine despite the snow and exposure to frost. The other phot
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11
DEC
2014

French Beans

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Anyone looking at their order for next year might consider a climbing french bean. These take less space and save your back in picking! We have grown Helda, Chase Organic catalogue, for the last 2 years and it has been great. Even large beans are stringless and they freeze well and st
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12
NOV
2014

Autumn tasks

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A welcome break in the rain and showers let me scamper outside. I spent the morning rounding up leaves for a new crudely made wire-netting leaf collector. I am not very tidy about leaf sweeping since it’s good to leave material for the soil biota to feed on. I also emptied the b
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30
SEP
2014

Borders Organic Gardeners Annual General Meeting 2014

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Our Annual General Meeting will be held at St Boswells Village Hall starting at 10am on Sunday 2nd November. Everyone, members and non-members alike, is welcome to join us for the AGM, for a shared lunch, or for the meeting in the afternoon to discuss the year ahead.
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19
SEP
2014

Visit – Walled Garden and Orchard near Berwick

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A visit to a beautiful garden and well established orchard South of Berwick overlooking Lindisfarne on Sunday 21st September between 2 and 4pm. For further details and directions see Members Only Calendar.
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26
AUG
2014

Berwick Slow Food Festival – September

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DATE: Saturday 13th  & Sunday 14th September.  TIME:  10.00 am – 5.00 pm.  VENUE:  Berwick  Barracks Amongst many activities and offerings of the SLow Food Festival, BOG will be on hand to chat to visitors at our  stall which will be displaying information and produce.     W
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26
AUG
2014

Garden visit (W): Upland Cottage Garden – Ettrick valley

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DATE: Sunday 7th September             TIME: 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm     VENUE: in the Ettrick Valley, west of Selkirk.  See Members Only Calendar for details and directions.       This is a rural upland garden situated about 250 m a.s.l.     If coming over lunchtime, please bring fo
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30
JUL
2014

Garden visit : Mill Pond Flower Farm

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DATE: Sunday 31st August TIME  2.00pm – 4.00 pm. Bring food for a shared tea. VENUE: Foulden.  See Members Only Calendar for details, directions and contact. The owners, Paula and Ray have since 2010 renovated a derelict cottage and established a food garden and flower productio
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30
JUL
2014

Philihaugh Garden and Hydropower

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DATE: Friday 15th August TIME: 11am – 4pm VENUE: Philiphaugh, Selkirk.  See Members Only Calendar for directions. The morning visit is to the recently installed Archimedes Screw producing hydroelectricity from the Ettrick Water. Lunch is in the Waterwheel Cafe (or bring your own
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12
JUL
2014

Garden visit – Northumberland

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DATE:  Saturday 9th August TIME: 2.00pm – 4.00pm VENUE:  near Belford, Northumberland This garden is situated on the end of Northumberland’s Whin  Sill escarpment.  It is a fine example of what can be coaxed from a very rocky and steep terrain with lots of ‘roomsR
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