Compost Bins and the Scouts

The scouts will soon realise their ideas for building some splendid compost bays at our Cilcain site. The first phase will be completed before they all go off on their summer holidays. They were given … Read more

Happy healthy seedlings

Here at FlintShare we have all levels of knowledge and skills. These seedlings are beautifully grown by long standing member and grower Peter Rogers. They are at the perfect point for planting out and are … Read more

Drop Scones in the Garden

What a lovely afternoon we had on site today. Andy, myself and Janet enjoyed the sunshine whilst doing a number of jobs. We lit a fire and got rid of a lot of wood piling … Read more

Pruning, Digging, Playing!

We pruned all the fruit at Cilcain today. The young apple trees are a challenge to our decision making process but I think we got there! We remembered to prune the redcurrants and gooseberries to … Read more

Willow and Hub at Cilcain

Last Saturday was part 2 of the willow weaving workshop using our own willow. We learned how to construct the upright bit on the bases we made last time. Next will be the rim. There … Read more

Willow Day at Cilcain

Special day at our Cilcain site today – Choosing Christmas trees, weaving baskets and wreaths, digging up unusual Peruvian Ground apple (yum!), mulled wine, sausages and cake, nice big fire, mulching the paths (wonderful smell!), … Read more