30 Days Wild Day 7 – Nomadic Community Garden Spitalfields

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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Better Bankside Urban Forest Project

On Saturday 17th September I took a walk around the Urban Forest Project in Bankside, London.  It was one of the walks included in the annual London Open House event which is held over one weekend in September. The event is an opportunity to visit houses and venues that would not otherwise ordinarily be open […]

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Todmorden – Incredible Edibles

Todmorden is located on the Lancashire/West Yorkshire boundary in the UK and is home to Incredible Edible Todmorden. There is a map available showing The Incredible Todmorden Way! which I followed on my visit to the town. Incredible Edible Todmorden is a beautiful example of edible spaces in a town. You will see these edible spaces as […]

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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is in Meanwood in Leeds. At 24 acres it is a little oasis of farm animals (chickens, donkeys, goats and horses), poly tunnels, orchards and food plots.   The entrance fee is modest (£2 for adults and 50p for children) and it has produce for sale including fresh vegetables, eggs, jams and chutney. […]

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Albania – places and edible spaces

Albania is a beautiful country. Last August I flew to Tirana, travelled on to Shkodra and then continued up the into the Albanian Alps to Kelmend province, spending a week staying in Lepusche. My interest was in the food of the region and looking for edible spaces in the cities we visited. In Shkodra we […]

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Bedford Fields Forest Garden

Bedford Fields Forest Garden Bedford Fields is one of my favourite places to spend time learning about an edible space in a city. Bedford Fields is an open access area so you can drop in whenever you want. It is a wonderful space to stop, reflect and appreciate nature in a city environment.

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Welcome to my Wall Garden Gallery

I love vertical garden pocket beds! A great design for edible spaces where space is limited. If you do not have space to grow out, then grow up! These are the pocket beds at Leeds University. Pocket beds are wall mounted “pockets” filled with soil in which you grow herbs, flowers and other small plants. […]

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