Growing a Greener Henley – September Sunshine

Schools are back and there’s a stillness in the air.  Autumn is on its way. For the time being we can enjoy harvesting many of the crops we planted this […]

Growing a Greener Henley – Abundant August

  August is all about harvesting.  This is the month when we remember why we grow fruit and veg.  Food that’s seasonal and freshly picked tastes amazing! If we plan […]

Growing a Greener Henley in July

June was a particularly good month to be a slug or a weed as both seemed to flourish in the rain.  For anyone trying to grow fruit and vegetables, it […]

Blooming Makeover for Chiltern Centre Garden

The Chiltern Centre garden at the respite centre for young adults in Chiltern’s End Close has had a makeover thanks to a design developed by KLC School of Design, Jane […]

Growing a Greener Henley in June

  Last month we were complaining that we couldn’t get on with things.  Now, all of a sudden, there’s too much to do. Thanks to the rain, the weeds have […]

Henley Decor Fair Sales Scorching in the Sunshine

Visitors at the Henley Decor Fair over Bank Holiday Weekend were treated to amazing array of vintage items to buy to style their homes and gardens with many doing some […]

Growing a Greener Henley – Don’t forget No Mow May!

  Yes, it is May – and the strange weather continues. In the last couple of months, we’ve experienced everything that can make growing new plants tricky – or impossible. […]

Gardening Blog: April – A Mixed Bag of Weather and Cultivating Kindness

  Only a few days into April and we’ve already had record-breaking highs and freezing north-east winds.  There’s a good reason that experienced gardeners tell us not to sow outside […]

Growing a Greener Henley – Looking at the Things We are Growing and Eating in March

  Signs of Spring in our gardens and hedgerows, and amazing hot cross buns at Bosley Patch. https://bosleypatch.co.uk/   What more could we possibly need to help us through a pandemic?  How […]

Growing a Greener Henley – Beginnings

  What can we do to reduce our carbon footprint?  We can try to eat as seasonally and as locally as possible – and we can grow some food of […]