Vegetable Growing

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    Wonky Moral Compass

    Hello Five years ago today LandWorks started. We had just received a donation of a porta cabin which surprisingly had no roof! Three prisoners on day release, one offender on licence, and an old pot of…

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    What Happens Here

    Hello A couple of walkers recently paused at the LandWorks Shop and introduced themselves… We’re from Yorkshire, just passing, what happens here then? LandWorks is a resettlement project for those already in or at risk of…

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    Opposites, or not?

    Hello I doubt I will forget that day. The day I mentioned a trainee police officer would be joining us for a week-long placement. Not because of what was said… worse, nothing was said! Just a…

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    Chris’ Blog – Thelma’s Suprise

    Hello It’s a perfectly normal day. Apart from a slight kerfuffle early in the polytunnel, when a man emerges proudly holding two dead mice aloft. Yes, it is an exhibition of his primeval prowess, but also…

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    Chris’ Blog – Mystery Solved

    Hello …Continued from previous blog (click here to read)… Thursday Traditionally our busiest day, but unhelpfully today it’s wet, very wet. So, indoor jobs are at a premium. The polytunnels offer a horticultural shelter from the…

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    Chris’ Blog

    Chris’ blog – Monday Gives Way to a Midweek Mystery Hello Monday Mondays occasionally can be a little impaired by the residues of the weekend! But this Monday we rattled along. The 8am team meeting identified…

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    Chris’ Blog – News

    An insight into a day at LandWorks via Project Manager Chris Parsons’ fortnightly blog. This week answers a few frequently asked questions about the LandWorks charity.

  8. Mon’s Blog

    Mon’s Blog – Veg and Garden 2016 Review Since joining the LandWorks Team as Market Gardener in February 2016, Mon has developed our veg and flower production into a flourishing enterprise. Here’s how… It was registering…

  9. Chris’ Blog – Dear Mum

    Dear Mum I am so glad you are coming to the Supporters’ Day today. There is a lot to show you; it’s been a busy year and the lads are rightly proud of their achievements. We’ve…

  10. Chris’ Blog – A Day in the Life

    Hello 6.35 am Swallows are already flying high Diving down over our flowering comfrey LandWorks is open And I catch a slightly odd smell. I treasure this first hour Not sure I want to admit it,…

  11. Chris’ blog – Gardeners’ Question Time‏

    Hello Market gardening? Lovely bit of growing, cash cropping, selling straight to the customer, supplying the veg you want, just need to be good at timing… Hmm well, timings not always been my strong point and…