Frome Selwood Horticulture Society with Frome in Bloom
SATURDAY, 28TH MAY 2022. 0930.
SELWOOD ACADEMY, FROME
Frome Town Rangers have laid a new hedge at Muriel Jones Field allotments. Hedge laying is a traditional countryside skill.
As well as looking good to the eye, it acts as a refuge for wildlife, as well as a supply of food.
Our thanks go to the rangers for this valuable addition to the allotment site.
Getting some jobs done on Sunday 27th February
Muriel Jones womble
Frome Allotment Association AGM will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 30th March 2022, in the main hall at Trinity Church.
The water supply at Welshmill has been turned off and the taps have been drained for the winter.
They will be turned on again in the spring.
Volunteers at Muriel Jones have built two new raised beds for less mobile gardeners on the site.
Site rep, Elaine Rutland said. “We already have some raised beds at the site, but there is a strong demand for them. They’re an excellent way of enabling people to keep on gardening and to enjoy the benefits of exercise in the open air.”
The beds were built by volunteer plotholders from the Muriel Jones site and the project was funded by Frome Allotment Association.
Another project completed by volunteers over the summer is the new path by the entrance to the gate. Elaine said, “The rangers from Frome Town Council used a machine to press down the foundations and then a group of volunteers were able to finish it off. It’s a no longer a mud slide during the … Read More »
Peter Macfadyen is about to start a new Frome Compost project and has sent in the following.
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, ECOLOGY GETS GOING.
Every week vital resources are leaving Frome. House after house, business after business is giving away the nutrients we could be using to build a massive source of vital ingredients with which to strengthen our community capacity to thrive in difficult times. While individuals have risen to the challenge, now is the moment to up the game. We’re talking compost. Frome Compost.
We’ve done the initial research and there is real potential to collect the materials that currently leave Frome from food related businesses and on which billions of bacteria, fungi and worms can be set to ‘work’, resulting in compost for Frome. We have some initial funding and a group of … Read More »
The discount code for FAA members for Dobies seeds is GD1251G.