Tag : Family activity

Potato Planting

  Thursday was potato planting day on the Community Farm. Graham and Brian from the Ferguson Club brought their tractor and potato planter and lots of members helped plant the

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Orchard extension

  Planting another eight apple trees at Gibside Community Farm on 10th March.    

Apple tree planting

on Saturday 3rd December, we planted 24 apple trees on the field. The weather was fairly good, dry and not too cold. Many thanks to all the members and their

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Rachel in purple long-sleeved top and brown trousers bending down and holding strawberry plant in strawberry bed.

Taking care of your strawberries for the winter [video]!

Wondering what to do with your strawberries once they have finished for the season? Rachel is on hand to help.        

Scary additions at the farm!

  Our scarecrows at the Grow show on Saturday – well done Jane Gifford! Let’s hope they keep the pigeons away!  

Picnic in the walled garden

  Lovely picnic in Gibside Walled Garden for members of Gibside Community Farm (and various children and dogs) to get together.  

A new look for the GCF market stall

The new look GCF Farmer’s Market stall, with banner, table covering, baskets and Howarth’s nifty little stand. Well done all those involved in getting it together. The veg and flowers

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Produce ready for picking!

  URGENT members – we have lots of crops need picking and eating. Lovely mangetout peas (why not have them in a stir-fry with some of the sweet Hispi cabbage?)

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Leek Planting

From Mick Marston – Mission accomplished (leek planting) Thursday 23rd June Joyce, Maggie, Howarth, Paul, Mick and Rachel, and look at the view, we even had deer for company.

Planting Leeks

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