Great to be giving out hard-earned John Muir Awards today to some of our volunteers on an 11-week programme at Coves Reservoirs!
A great time was had by all upcycling pallets into great composting bays, lined with chicken wire and with two bolted doors to stop the compost spilling out but to allow easy access for getting out the better rotted material at the base of the heap! ‘Food to Fork’ runs cookery classes and has a […]
Although many gardens are ‘put to bed’ over the winter there is of course plenty to be done with preparing beds for spring planting. Part of the Rewilding project has focussed on connecting participating volunteers to their local green spaces and this includes local food growing spaces. Parklea is based in Port Glasgow and is […]
Today was a shortened session due to the impending storm. Four hardy volunteers turned up to tree plant. We’ve chosen a range of native trees for the site: blackthorn, hazel, crab apple, rowan, alder and oak. We are using canes and guards on each. Although there are a few deer that pass through the site, […]
Our thanks to Mark McVey, one of the Coves Green Gym Volunteer Officers, who has patiently sifted through the footage and found the best bits.