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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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January update: looking back and moving forward

Although there has not been that much to report, work has been continuing at a slow pace on the roof top. As there has only been the lightest of frosts to deal with, planting has been ongoing throughout winter as … Continue reading

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What’s in the box?

From the outset of the project it has been my plan to get hold of some shrubs; to give the rooftop garden a good start, ecologically speaking.  On a rooftop shrubs are a good stand in for trees, as they … Continue reading

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40 more plants and growing

Two days ago Richard and myself were kindly allowed to raid his Mum’s garden and we gathered together 40 plants for the project.  The haul was a combination of unwanted plants growing in the wrong place and the offspring of … Continue reading

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