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8 06, 2019

Cooking with Lovage

Lovage is a beautiful hardy perennial herb belonging to the Umbelliferae, the same family as angelica and carrot. Although lovage has been

8 06, 2019

10 things to do with Chervil

10 things to do with chervil • Add some chervil to a creamy courgette soup, or sprinkle over courgettes sautéed in olive oil

8 06, 2019

PEACHY FRESH FRUIT SALAD WITH ANGELICA AND MINT

Ingredients: 1/2 Charentaise melon or 1/2 local melon, peeled and diced 50g (2 ounces) green seedless grapes 1 red apple, cored but

8 06, 2019

Grow your own herbal teas

You might think that growing herbal teas is a specialist area but nothing could be further from the truth.With just a few

8 06, 2019

What to do with Red Basil…

Basil Leaves health benefits includes supporting healthy brain, managing arthritis, managing stress, slowing down aging, supporting bone health, managing epilepsy and aid

10 05, 2019

Bulwell Art Festival 2019

Proud to be supporting Bulwell Art Festival again this year. The programme is jam packed full of activities across Bulwell. As well

22 11, 2018

We’d like to say “Thanks to You” to lottery players, for our funding, with a free mince pie and hot drink

DID YOU KNOW A LOT OF THE WORK WE DO IS FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL LOTTERY? If it wasn’t for National Lottery

24 09, 2018

Massive thanks to Flymo!

Flymo and McCulloch have so kindly donated the following items to the Community Garden, which will be a great help when watering

10 08, 2018

LUNCH CLUB! What are you waiting for…?!

It's all about chatter every Friday at Lunch Club with these lot... the delicious fresh food is an added bonus!!! Come and join

23 07, 2018

The Hottest Summer Programme in town!!

Our Summer Programme is now out including Family Sessions and our Harvest Festival. We also have our Fortnightly Garden Club Sessions running