Tag Archives: Richard Bolam

First proper gardening session of 2018 – #DINARooftopGarden #Sheffield

Yesterday was our first session in the rooftop garden, other than moving stuff up there or just calling in. Fran re-potted some plants into bigger containers and I started making new planters with the IKEA bags. We used a half-an-half … Continue reading

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The rooftop garden continues to grow #DINARooftopGarden

We had a significant donation yesterday. Some friends are doing major things at their house and have dug out a small mountain of soil and kindly offered it for free to any takers. Using the IKEA bags I bought last … Continue reading

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Blue Bags and Black Gold – DINA Rooftop Garden Year Two #RebootingEden

We said we would do it, and we did it. We said it would work, and it worked. Despite neglecting our social media for the DINA Rooftop Garden, the one thing we did not neglect last year at the DINA … Continue reading

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Build it and they will come. And they did. Well, it did. #RebootingEden #Sheffield #RooftopGarden

On Sunday 9th October 2016, we finally started moving plants on-site at the DINA Rooftop Garden, and things started happening immediately. After some anticipated delays, we moved approximately 100 plants on-site. Not 100 different plants but 100 individuals and quite … Continue reading

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Paradise on a shoestring

Committing myself to the DINA rooftop garden project seems like the most natural thing in the world. Having run out of room to do anything more in my own garden, and with many spare plants lying around, I am only … Continue reading

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E is for Eden, F is for Firethorn #RebootingEden

First day of actual work on the DINA rooftop garden, I did three hours of sorting rubbish and sieving soil from the existing two half-barrel planters on the roof. The two planters just crumbled when I attempted to move them, … Continue reading

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