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Growing organic vegetables on a disused back yard area
This was the sight that greeted me some time ago when I was asked to create a vegetable growing area, for Rotters Community Composting, where upon completion I was to teach disadvantaged and unemployed people from Liverpool. Working hands on with my team and students….you can see the results.
I think there is going to be a little work to be done here!!
This area eventually became a wildflower strip for pollinating bees and insects.
One of two polytunnels set up, now to start with the inside..the growing seasons will soon be here…..
Now we need to make the raised bed growing areas…students helped with theses tasks..
The beds were mainly filled with compost made from waste food and garden waste collected by Rotters and made on their composting site a few miles away, mixed together with my essential additions needed to produce healthy organic fruit and vegetables.
Raised beds on one side with more to be made for the other side, where we grew various fruits.
The whole task was taken on with the help of myself, my colleagues and the students whom were later to be taught by us. It was a great success and thanks to Rotters for the opportunity to help set this scheme up.
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