Update - Lewes Priory Community Medieval Kitchen Garden Project
Lewes Priory's Community Medieval Garden project is forging ahead. We are excited and really encouraged by the level of interest and enthusiasm for the project. Below is some information on what we have done so far, what we are doing now and what is planned in the coming months.
What we have done:
The project is, at heart, a community one and volunteers have been already been responsible for shaping the initial idea, planning, preparing the site and building the raised beds. The beds are now filled and turf laid around the site.
What we are doing now:
What is planned for the future:
In March the wattle fencing and gates will be constructed by Dominic Parrette of Sussex Willow and the site will be enclosed.
At the end of March. St Pancras School will be on site planting peas they have been growing from seed with Kate and Helen.
Saturday 22nd April 2017 10.30-13.00 approx
This will be the first community gardening session. PLEASE DO COME ALONG This is for everyone interested in working in the garden, either occasionally on a regular basis and for anyone who is interested in finding out more.
Workshops, talks and activities planned for the morning:
Saturday 24th June 2017 10am-4pm
This is our official launch day and a celebration and thank you to all those who have helped to make the project happen. It will be a community event
Planned workshops and activities for the day:
Regular gardening sessions are initially planned to take place on Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm from 27th April. The number and timings of community sessions will depend on interest and availability of the volunteers.
Thank you for your interest. It's so exciting to have so much support and we can't wait to get gardening on site.
Lewes Priory Medieval Kitchen Garden Project.