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Seeing the wood for the trees

1 GoodGymer made their way to help the Plantastic - Community Forest Garden in Redbridge.

  • Jem
Tuesday, 31st of August 2021
Led by Jem

Thinking I was going to be alone, I brought my Dad along to this task (GoodGym and family!) we got to Plantastic mesmerised by all the growth of fruits and vegetables over the summer then got stuck in clearing a plot where what looked like a dismantled shed had been fly dumped :-o we upset a few spiders as we forced them out of lockdown but in an hour and a half, we had almost cleared the plot and separated the wood to save what was good for reuse and what was good for burning. Kathy and Rakesh enlightened us on the different plants that surrounded us and their herbal properties - invaluable knowledge and later we were rewarded with the sweet taste of Damsons that have ripened. Lovely evening!

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Linda Sharman
Linda Sharman
Thursday September 2nd, 2021 15:22

Sorry I let you down on this one. Dad is a good ‘un for stepping in, a bit like my Ed steps

Linda Sharman
Linda Sharman
Thursday September 2nd, 2021 15:23

…in with me at the allotment Family is the best 😁

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