Garden Gallery

Rob and Katy ready to move the end section into place

Now that the structure has been bolted together, Andy is ready to start glazing.

Mark unveils the almost completed 10′ x 6′ greenhouse. Note that the downpipes are incorrect so more have been ordered.

Wow, the Sunday team get to see where the money has gone.

The carrot bed in its new position.

Much labour went into getting the greenhouse foundation right. Andy, Rob and Mark had to do the job twice to allow enough room for the tractor-towed mower.

Charles Dowding, the pioneer of NoDig was guest of honour at our F3 Birthday Party

Shifting a new load of composted manure – with a little help from our friends.

Freya checking to see if the new batch of leeks have blanched successfully

Tomatoes ripening in the sunshine

Mary and Peter from the Bemerton Heath Garden project comparing notes at the party

Bernie with a magnificent crop of onions

The first of the garlic being delivered to the Pantry

Andy cutting his wife’s courgette cake as a treat for the volunteers

Andy picking the climbing beans – or is he just hiding?

Potatoes chitted and ready for planting in vertical bags for harvesting at Christmas

The magnificent foliage of Cavolo Nero or Black Kale

Mr MacGregor’s garden which will become our fruit garden next year

The new carrot-bed behind the ‘greenhouse’

Cauliflowers, a new addition to our list of produce

Sue’s method of blanching leeks – with loo rolls!

Mr MacGregor’s garden gets a makeover

The main plot raised beds finished

Mini greenhouse in its new position

Rob threading the perforated watering pipe

The black pipe supplies the water and the green pipe distributes it to the plants

Sue trying to plant whilst the irrigation team work around her

Sue has taken to bagging the climbing French beans to save the Pantry time. A boot-full of produce on its way to the Pantry.

Our first stall

Our banner in Salisbury market

Cornucopia courtesy of Tesco

Close-up of F3 story

Mark arrives at the Salisbury Pantry

Our patent frame for climbing French beans

The first French beans are planted

2 apple trees and a plum planted

Mark and Sue have moved the blackcurrant bushes to their new home in the Fruit Garden. We will cage them as soon as we can afford it.

Dave (Head Groundsman) has cut back the wild flower beds for the winter. He tells me that the beds were full of frogs!

Preparing for the new season – bed 6 now dedicated to onions, shallots, leeks, chives and spring onions – with new year round protection.

Hooray: 25th November and the first frost of the season, now at last we can move the raspberries to the fruit garden.

The magnificent foliage of Cavolo Nero or Black Kale

Mr MacGregor’s garden which will become our fruit garden next year

The new carrot-bed behind the ‘greenhouse’

Cauliflowers, a new addition to our list of produce

Sue’s method of blanching leeks – with loo rolls!

Mr MacGregor’s garden gets a makeover

The main plot raised beds finished

Mini greenhouse in its new position

Rob threading the perforated watering pipe

The black pipe supplies the water and the green pipe distributes it to the plants

Sue trying to plant whilst the irrigation team work around her

Sue has taken to bagging the climbing French beans to save the Pantry time. A boot-full of produce on its way to the Pantry.

Our first stall

Our banner in Salisbury market

Cornucopia courtesy of Tesco

Close-up of F3 story

Freya harvesting her garlic

Wow! What a result

Karen preparing the strawberry bed for next year

Our customers – The Pantry

The garden shed

The first  trial bed

The garden shed

A huge amount of preparation

Double digging: burying the turf face down.

Getting ready for planting

Butterfly protection

Insect protection