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Help for local Gardening Clubs 0

Posted on September 01, 2010 by Original Touch Seeds

Two ICB containers take pride of place alongside the school garden shed

We were very pleased recently to be able to supply two large water containers to a local school gardening group here in Lincolnshire.  The ‘IBC’ containers each hold upto 1000-litres of water and are being used to store rainwater that is being collected from a number of areas around the school.  The leaders of the gardening group were delighted  receive the storage containers as they had been unable to locate a tap near to the vegetable planting area and  a huge chunk of the gardening lessons was being taken upjust carrying water to the vegetable plots.  This was a problem for the older children but almost impossible for the younger ones.  The school was also unable to utilise a ‘standard’ water butt so these have really helped them out as well as allowing the group to be a little more green by using rainwater. Read the rest of this entry →

National Allotments Week 9th-15th August 0

Posted on August 02, 2010 by Original Touch Seeds

In your spare time, it is a good month to visit other gardens for inspiration – did you know it is National Allotments Week from 9th – 15th August when many allotments are open to the public (or perhaps you could open your own plot to visitors!). Read the rest of this entry →

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