Tag : Planting

YouTube video of GCF and help from Woodland Trust

A gorgeous video of Gibside Community Farm and the Woodland Trust grant, starring our very own Mick. Please click on the video below to see it in its full glory!

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1000 trees!!

The gang celebrated finishing planting 1000 trees before they disappeared into the April mist. Rachel finished the last tree: a biomass willow. Well done team, that’s an amazing achievement!

Early potatoes: Casablanca, Nichola, Charlotte.

Planting the early potatoes with Graham from the NE Ferguson society. Will they really grow up?

Tree planting!

We had really 2 good days last friday and saturday planting trees.  On Friday the group from Blyth Star Enterprises came, it was a blizzard to start with, so we

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Progress In Walled Garden

The 3 plots in the walled garden are now nearly all planted up, with beans, brassicas, garlic, onions, peas, potatoes, squash, courgettes, parsnip, lettuce, sweetcorn, tomatoes, and strawberries.  We had

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progress on the field

We have made good progress in getting the field planted up.The garlic planted in November is now looking big and strong. The onions are coming on well and the leeks

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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.    

Spring is almost here!

Spring’s coming! Garlic shoots up in the top field today.