An introduction to organic gardening

How can growing fruit, vegetables and flowers help your parish and the planet? An introduction to Organic growing. Written by Jane Pendlenton Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email Why would YOU set up an organic fruit, vegetable or flower garden in your parish?  Here are four […]

An introduction to wildlife gardening

An introduction to Wildlife Gardening By Dr Sarah Gardner Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email We asked Dr Sarah Gardner to set the scene on our biodiversity crisis and how our humble churchyards can welcome back wildlife. THE SITUATION For millennia, humans, plants and animals have […]

An introduction to appreciating nature

Brother mouse An introduction to appreciating nature By Sr Shirley Aeria Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email We asked Sr Shirley to share some wisdom on why an appreciation of nature is deeply rooted in our faith. NATURE IS A CONDUIT OF GOD’S LOVE Nature, in […]

The Ground of our Encounter – The Garden

An allotment, with one person working

Our community garden is more than a vegetable patch, it is our teacher, it is becoming the ground of our encounter with the life-giving Spirit of Holiness. It is a place of work, nurture, encountered community and generosity. You can take home the produce that the ground gives to us.