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Lovely blog

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Ever wondered how much hard work getting a plot in shape is? Margaret’s blog about her patch shows you!

Great website – on the allotment

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

This is a lovely website featuring an allotment, with videos, posts and plenty of photos! Not just allotment either as there’s recipes too and food preserving hints!
Visit On the allotment now!

The seed site

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

This is an incredible site – tons of photos of seeds and seedlings – info on sowing seeds and germination too.

A lovely chicken blog

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Some lovely chicken photos on this blog – Mucky Cluckers – great writing too!

Another gardening blog

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Over Thyme … Lots of pictures and a lovely blog.

Stephanie’s Kitchen Garden

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Stephanie’s Kitchen Garden is a lovely blog worth a look – started in November 2005

Follow me on Twitter – I’m carbontiptoes!

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Beautiful soil

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Doesn’t the soil on this allotment plot look amazing?

I am envious!
The blog is packed with lovely pictures!

Allotment blog

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Photos from the start of transforming a plot! – great photos telling the story of a plot transformation!

Permaculture in Leeds

Friday, July 6th, 2012

The ‘Permaculture in Leeds skill share event’ Saturday 21st July – a day with
a difference. Attendees will enjoy a whistle-stop tour of three permaculture projects
in the Leeds area, with the opportunity to share skills, be inspired, meet like
minded people, have fun and chat with the coordinators of established permaculture
‘LAND’ centres. The day will include;

1) A tour of the Cobden Road -part of the Edible Cities project in Wortley.
Niels the main project coordinator will be leading a walk and talk of the agroforestry
systems used on site.

2) Next stop will be Kippax CSA a members based community supported agriculture
scheme providing seasonal veg, salad and herbs in Ledston Luck East Leeds. The
main coordinators Neal and Louise will be giving a tour of the site, demonstrating
low impact technologies including rocket stove cooking and providing a delicious
home grown, home cooked lunch.

3) The last stop on the tour will be PULSE (Pudsey LAND Share Enterprises)
in West Leeds. PULSE are a group of permaculture practitioners demonstrating
home scale urban permaculture, supporting community food growing through living
examples and activities. Members Hannah, Gil and Suzi will be showcasing some
of the PULSE projects and leading the group in an exciting activity.

The day will cost £7 per person (under 5’s go free). This includes transport
to all three sites, refreshments and a local organic lunch. All food will be
vegetarian – please let us know on booking if you have any dietary requirements.

Please post a cheque made payable to ‘Leeds Permaculture Network’ at the address

Please book early to avoid disappointment, as spaces are limited!

Dates and Times
21 July 2012
The day will run from 10.00am until 16.00pm meet at Pudsey bus station.
Venue information
Kippax CSA is a working market garden so be prepared for uneven ground and please
be mindful of the on-site pond. Much of the day’s program is outside so
please bring sturdy footwear and waterproofs. Children are welcome but must
be accompanied by an adult at all times. Sorry dogs are not permitted on the
Booking and further information
£7 per person
Contact name:
Hannah Whelan
23 Brick Mill Road Pudsey LS28 9EN