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5 06, 2017

Wahoo, YOGA’s BACK!!!!

Summer has officially arrived and yoga returns to the Sensory Garden this week, with Sarah Hill. See event page for more details...

2 06, 2017


A massive thank you to all the team volunteering with us from VF today. It was hard work, preparing the ground for

17 04, 2017


Come and join Beccy and the gang for a freshly cooked meal on Friday, with ingredients picked straight from the community garden.

17 03, 2017

Come and get your Seed Potatoes and Onion Sets

Hi Folks, Do you fancy growing potatoes at home?? Whether you have a big plot, or only room for containers, we can

24 01, 2017

Fundraising Evening

Fancy dusting away those winter cobwebs??  Following recent vandalism on the Garden, we are holding a Barn Dance to raise money to replace

18 01, 2017

A HUGE thank you to our friends at Nottingham City Homes!

Our fab friends at NCH, Matt and the Brathay apprentices have been down at Bulwell Forest Gardens today, helping fix things up

7 11, 2016

November jobs at the Garden, with a little help from our friends!

Digging is the name of the game this month. Whether we are planting new bushes and trees, or clearing and preparing new

28 10, 2016

Help us fundraise!!

Please help us raise funds to improve our Community Garden. We want to create Identification Boards and a Nature Trail for families

23 10, 2016

BFG recognised with Environmental Award!!

Bulwell Forest Garden were shortlisted in the Nottingham Post Environmental Awards this week. Barbara and Adele went along to the event, and

21 10, 2016

FREE training for BFG volunteers

Do you volunteer at BFG? Would you like to develop some new skills or gain a recognised certificate in any of the