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Vegetable of the Month – Leeks

This month’s vegetable is that seasonal favourite, one of the only veggies we’re still cropping, that Welsh helmet garnish, the lovely leek! Fun Facts As a hardy vegetable, we are able to grow leeks year round in the UK. Leeks take about 35 weeks to grow from seed. Not just...

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In the Garden – February 2024

The season is galloping away; February is a very busy month in the Garden! Head Gardener Helen tells us what the team have been doing to get ready for a productive season. The fruit cage We’ve finished pruning everything in the fruit cage; from red and black currants to gooseberries,...

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Rainwater harvesting makes a splash

Thanks to donations and kindness from local companies, essential repairs have been carried out to our water tank at Tuppenny Barn. Southern Co-op – a regional, independent co-operative – made a £2,000 donation that has enabled the liner of the water tank to be replaced. This has boosted the water...

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Fundraiser – new job opportunity at Tuppenny

An exciting opportunity at Tuppenny has arisen for an experienced, goal-driven and resourceful Fundraiser with a proven track record. Working closely with me and the Charity’s Trustees, the fundraiser will be responsible for developing a strategy and action plan to generate income for the charity. We’re currently evaluating potential candidates...

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