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Harvest Festival Saturday 15th Sept 2018

Come along this Saturday 15th Sept to the Harvest Festival between 1-5pm. Loads on! Maybe some honey? Some information and activities on looking after the meadow so we have more wild flowers next year. There are still a few brambles … Continue reading

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Wild food foraging event

Thanks to Mark Galloway of Galloway Wild Foods for giving us a superb talk on foraging yesterday Sunday 15th July 2018. He took us on a walk around our land, and helped identify plants and how to sustainably harvest, cook … Continue reading

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Orchard Community Event

Thanks to Tom who came over from Edinburgh and hosted our Orchard Community event on Saturday 30th June 2018. Credit to Fergus from the Orchard Project for helping with arranging this. We had a great bunch of volunteers that came … Continue reading

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The Reason I Jump

National Theatre of Scotland is bringing an exciting new production , The Reason I Jump to the land. There will be a temporary maze within the land 4th June – 23rd June 2018. There will of course be day time … Continue reading

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Alert for Dog Owners and Dog Walkers.

No doubt you may be aware of a worrying number of incidents across parks in Glasgow (Kelvingrove Botanics, Linn Park, Kings Park, Partick) in which meat or tennis balls have been poisoned and left out publicly. As a result, several … Continue reading

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Some Shakespeare, then Whats New?

Shakespeare, Henry V  “The even mead that erst brought sweetly forth
 The freckled cowslip, burnet and green clover
 Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank
 Conceives by idleness, and nothing teems
 But hateful docks, rough thistles, keksies, burs, Losing both beauty … Continue reading

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Glasgow needs Orchards!

North Kelvin Orchard and Meadow Glasgow needs Orchards! Ours helps locals take an interest not just in nature, but in healthily living too. They come to this 1.4 hectares of inner city community greenspace for many reasons. Kids playing in … Continue reading

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