Category Archives: Leaf St Community Garden

If you want to contact the Leaf St Gardeners you can just send an email to leafst@googlegroups.com and we’ll get back to you.

Gardening workshops

Get ready for spring – spruce up your balconies, windows and spaces around the estate. There’s two gardening workshops coming up that are free for CSM residents: sowing and planting for beginners on 3rd April, and container growing on 5th … Continue reading

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Leaf St Gardening session

Hi Everyone, Thanks to those of you who made it down to Leaf st for the big work day in Feb. And especially big thanks to Cath for wheelbarrowing in some v tasty soup! The garden’s looking lovely, and the … Continue reading

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Leaf Street workday this Sunday – come along and pitch in (forks provided)

There’ll be a Leaf Street workday this Sunday 19th February from noon till 4ish, with hot soup in the middle. We need lots of help to get us ready for Spring. No experience necessary. Please come along, hope to see … Continue reading

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Planting Apple Tree Cordons Sat 12 Nov

Title: Planting Apple Tree Cordons Date: Saturday 12 November 2011 Start Time: 13:00 End Time: 16:00 Location: Leaf Street, Clarendon Street end Description: Cordons are a great way to get the most from apple trees, by shaping them into a … Continue reading

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Leaf St play equipment

It’s going up; funded by the Green Zone project. Great artwork on the truck, too!

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Video of Summer Pruning with Phil Corbett

It’s a bit early for summer pruning yet but with this video we revisit the work shop that happened last July given by Phil Corbett from Cool Temperate. There is actually much more of this walk around that we’ll get … Continue reading

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Rave Remix of Air Layering Workshop

Recorded in Leaf St Community Garden – a guerilla gardening project gone right. More info here – http://www.redbricks.org/home/groups/leafst/

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Video Montage of Redbricks and Green Zone over the last year

Check out this montage of life on the Redbricks with different Green Zone activities, Hulme St Party, Spider Park Demolition etc. The Green Zone project has nearly ended. The last bit is to do some evaluation and write a toolkit … Continue reading

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Garden Centre consultation

  The Garden Centre is growing! We’ve finally got the go ahead to take over the old NIA Centre car park – we want to do something wonderful with it and we want you to tell us what that something … Continue reading

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Transforming Hulme St Meeting – Wed 13th Apr

Title: Transforming Hulme St Meeting – Wed 13th Apr Location: TARA Description: There has been a green light from the Highways to radically transform Hulme St. This could potentially involve blocking off the whole street. There is already a budget … Continue reading

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