Category Archives: Patrick’s Patch

We are finalists!

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 »

The Big Sunflower Project

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 »


Slug Control

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 »

Patrick’s Patch Workshops

get set for growing your own

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 »