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Huge increase in allotment rents

Allotment holders across Hastings and St Leonards are facing very large increases in their rents to the Council over the next two financial years. The draft budget being put forward for approval by Hastings Borough Council members next week proposes rent increases of nearly 60% across the two years. If approved, plot-holders would be asked to pay just under 30% more from this spring.

Posted 20:02 Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 In: Nature Tags: Andrew Colquhoun gardening The Hastings and St Leonards Allotment Federation

Transition at Warrior Square Station

The work of the Transition Town Hastings’ team is blossoming and flourishing at Warrior Square Station. In a relatively short time, they’ve transformed the gardens by the platform, giving the whole area some TLC. Ongoing work – and here’s the dates for when they’re next meeting for gardening and talking, tea and biscuits – and what’s needed to help progress the project. Zelly Restorick reports.

Can you grow green fingers? (part two)

HOT’s Chris Cormack has been to the first of the gardening lectures at Fairlight Hall and is fuelled with a new mission to make his garden (his kitchen window garden) edible again as per the next lesson:  The edible garden.

Posted 16:28 Wednesday, May 27, 2015 In: Green Times Tags: Fairlight Hall gardening Peter Godwin Sarah Kowitz

Can you grow green fingers? (part one)

Gardening is the skill that brought man culture and civilisation. Our primordial ancestors had to learn it from scratch in order to lead us away from a hunting and gathering existence towards plenty and mastery of our environment. But if you weren’t able to learn it at your father’s knees, can you learn it from scratch? HOT’s Chris Cormack investigates what an ingenue might learn from a top practitioner.

Posted 14:40 Saturday, May 9, 2015 In: Green Times Tags: Chris Cormack Fairlight Hall gardening Peter Godwin
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Winter garden party

This Saturday, the Moveable Feast Garden will be celebrating 6 months in Western Road, St Leonards with a Winter Garden Party, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A celebration, to 

Posted 14:18 Friday, Nov 30, 2012 In: Green Times Tags: community gardening Moveable Feast Community Garden Spring vegetables winter
Bohemia Walled Garden

Horticultural harmony

The Bohemia Walled Garden, hidden within the trees and verdant undergrowth of Summerfields Wood, was once a neglected space in Bohemia, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. Now transformed by the vision and determination, hard work and perseverance of a team of local people, the Garden’s door will be open this weekend as part of the Heritage Open Day project.

Posted 16:55 Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 In: Green Times Tags: bohemia walled garden community flowers gardening Hastings Heritage Open Days horticulture plants produce trees

Tidy Tom says Spring is round the corner down the allotment

Posted 16:10 Saturday, Jan 16, 2010 In: Green Times Tags: gardening

TIDY TOM starts an allotment diary

Posted 16:07 In: Green Times Tags: gardening
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