Julys Plant your Park Gardening Party

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The Plant your Park plot is coming along nicely..

The Rhubarb has been growing like nothing else since we gave it a cosy woven willow fence, the rains probably helped too! ¬†On Saturday we had the chance to harvest Furniss Islands very first Rhubarb ūüėÄ ¬†Check out Luke in action below..

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Luke harvesting the the first of our Rhubarb

The bees are loving all the pollinator-friendly plants

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spot the bee!

Trevena Cross Nurseries and Tressillian Garden Centre generously donated some gorgeous plants for the boarder ..they’re now setting in nicely to their new home

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not looking too bad ‘eh!

Thanks to all who made it,¬†particularly¬†John, Richard and Luke for all their elbow-grease and expertise! ūüôā ¬†Everyone’s efforts are really starting to pay off – the plot’s looking fab! – pats on yer backs! ūüôā

 

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action-packed July

What an action-packed month of greenery we have lined up! ..here’s an snap-shot of what to look forward to and when this month ūüôā

Garden Truro festival. ¬†For 4 days from Weds 11th-Sat 14th July. Lemon Quay is being transformed into a gardeners paradise with talks, workshops, demonstrations and lots of gorgeous plants! ¬†Look out for the Green Walks stall in the marquee. ¬†You’ll find Kloe down there on Sat morning, pop by and hi if you’re in town!¬†

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having a peek at the green walks stand at Garden Truro

Summer Gardening Party¬†¬†As part of the Garden Truro festival, the Plant your Park project is throwing a special gardening party on Furniss Island on Saturday 14th July 2-5pm. ¬†It’s a great chance to pick up some practical gardening skills while putting your stamp on a local green space! ¬†Gardening experts will be on hand to answer questions and share tips and techniques for getting your own garden looking great!

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the July Walk – Summer Special!¬†¬†This month we’ll be learning all about Wild Foods with the help of one of the UKs leading wild foods expert – Marcus Harrison. ¬†Places are limited so booking is essential for this get-together. Tickets ¬£5. ¬†To book give Kloe a buzz on 07512 846 313.

Eco-Poppers.  An eco-evening with stalls, activities, short talks and refreshments.  Green walks will have a stall and the lovely Martin will be giving a short talk about the project at 8:15 Рnot to be missed!  Thursday 19th July @ 6-8:30pm, Highertown Church, Truro.

Hope to see you at one or more of the above! If you’d like info on any, give us a shout on trurogreenwalks@gmail.com