May at the Barn

Things are really moving fast in the beds and polytunnels of Tuppenny; with the arrival of warmer weather and longer days and we are surrounded by that verdant growth of the first flush of spring. We have transitioned the tunnels from the winter salads into the summer crops – such...

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How plants can foster hope and trust in us all

This month, we hear from our Social and Therapeutic Horticulture lead, Jane. She tells us how plants can foster hope and trust in us all. Jane’s story When I initially made the career move from psychiatry to horticulture, people often signalled their understanding with the words “plants don’t answer back”....

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Festive Wreath Making workshop, with Maggie Haynes

December 2, 2017 – December 2, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Maggie’s relaxed and friendly workshop to create a truly unique natural wreath to complement your Christmas decorations. Then take said handmade wreath home, to proudly hang on your front door. All materials and refreshments provided. Please...

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Festive Wreath Making workshop

December 2, 2017 – December 2, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Maggie’s relaxed and friendly workshop to create a truly unique natural wreath to complement your Christmas decorations. Then take said handmade wreath home, to proudly hang on your front door! All materials and refreshments provided. Please...

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Tuppenny Tots: Christmas Gifts

November 17, 2017 – November 17, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: These sessions are especially for pre-school children and their parents, to have fun with nature-themed craft and play activities. Costs £5 per child, includes a drink and a cake per child. Pop-up café selling homemade cake and...

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Tuppenny Explorers Club; Hibernation and Hedgehogs

November 13, 2017 – November 13, 2017 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Tuppenny Explorers Club: Hibernation and Hedgehogs We will be making our own teasel hedgehogs and learning why it is important to look after these wonderful creatures who are now as endangered worldwide as tigers. £5...

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