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Harvest Time at the Orchard

If you fancy some free fresh  fruit, then pop along to Mallard Community Orchard this week, there are lots of raspberries and currants ripening and ready to eat. The orchard was developed for local people to enjoy and look after. … Continue reading

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Launch of Village in Bloom 2015 at Mallard Community Orchard

Although there were showers and strong winds, the Village in Bloom Team managed to pull off a successful few hours to launch the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign for 2015. The theme this year is Greener Streets – … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Village In Bloom – Launch Saturday 25th April

The theme of this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom project is: Greener Streets: Better Lives, the RHS explains the theme: Greener Streets: Better Lives is a new campaign to tackle the growing number of grey spaces spreading across our … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Village in Bloom Launch

 

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Water Please?! – Although we’ve had rain this week, plants still need water!

Acocks Green Village in Bloom is struggling in the heatwave.  The Britain in Bloom judges will be in Acocks Green on Tuesday 30th July. Last year we received a bronze medal for our efforts in enhancing the village, this year … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Village in Bloom Launched

There was a great turn-out of volunteers on Saturday 13th April to launch the Village in Bloom 2013 entry, and for once it was warm and sunny.  Box hedging was planted as well as holly and hawthorn hedging and a variety of … Continue reading

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Big Dig Day – Mallard Community Orchard

Thanks to all the locals who came along to Mallard Community Orchard on Saturday 16th March to take part in the first ever Big Dig, a national campaign to encourage community gardening and growing food together. Despite the cold and drizzle, lots of volunteers … Continue reading

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