Shortlisted for CPRE Countryside Award
We are pleased to announce that Patrick’s Patch has been shortlisted for the Campaign to Protect England’s (CPRE) Countryside Award for young people.
The CPRE approached Rachel, our Head Gardener to see if we would like to… Continue Reading »
Growing sunflowers to raise awareness of centronuclear and myotubular mypathy
We are growing sunflowers from seed provided by The Big Sunflower Project. Our year 5 school children who visit Patrick’s Patch on a regular basis have sown the seeds and created some… Continue Reading »
Patrick’s Patch has signed up to take part in a nationwide slug survey organised by the RHS Campaign for School Gardening.
Patrick’s Patch is taking part in a nation-wide RHS led experiment called SLUGIT which aims to determine which organic… Continue Reading »
Rachel’s Seasonal Tips to help your Garden Grow January
Choose your seed potatoes and start them chitting. Chitting is a way of encouraging strong growth shoots to develop. Place seed potatoes in trays or egg boxes in a cool and frost-free but… Continue Reading »
Join Rachel for one of our new Patrick’s Patch workshops
Rachel’s Spring workshops start indoors with coffee and gardening-talk in our comfortable outbuilding in Patrick’s Patch.
Rachel will share useful background gardening knowledge and plenty of tips from Patrick’s Patch. Then… Continue Reading »
Patrick’s Patch runs ‘The Potting Shed Club’ for primary school age children (ages 4 – 11) every year.
The Potting Shed Club runs once a month from March to October on Saturday mornings 10am – 11.30am. The club is run by the… Continue Reading »