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16
Sep

A Postcard from Kanj’s Kitchen – Sri Lankan Dhal with Kanj Nicholas

In the second of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, Kanj Nicholas shared one of her favourite Sri Lankan Recipes. The perfect remedy for any allotment gluts, this courgette and spinach Dhal is a lesson in using home grown food to create wonderful meals to

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14
Sep

A Postcard from Leith – How to Create Anthotypes with Hannah Ayre

Postcards from the Plot is our current project and encapsulates a series of films and activities that explore allotments and creativity, helping us to make connections at a time of social distancing. Last week, we shared our first film with artist Hannah Ayre and we are so thrilled to be sharing more about it in today’s blog post. In the

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7
Sep

Allotment Connections in Wolverhampton & Beyond

Postcards from the Plot is a project that encompasses many things, but at the heart of it lies the idea of creating connections. We have all had to work hard over the past months to stay connected and a realisation has struck many of us as to just how important it is to stay in touch, support each other and

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27
Aug

‘Poet’s, Prattler’s & Pandemonialists’ Explore Boundary Way

  We are really looking forward to working with ‘Poet’s, Prattler’s & Pandemonialists’ as part of our new project Postcards from the Plot, which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments through a series of creative commissions. Emma Purshouse, Steve Pottinger and Dave Pitt are the wonderful poets that make up the collective and as part of the

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21
Aug

Postcards from the Plot

  ‘Postcards from the Plot’ is a new creative project that explores the meaning and importance of allotments today. There will be activities, workshops and inspiring stories from growers in our city and beyond. The idea behind it is to make connections within our city and beyond and share stories about how allotments have supported our wellbeing during lockdown. In

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13
Aug

National Allotment Week: Celebrating The Beginnings of Boundary Way Allotments & Community Garden

Today we thought we would share a snippet of the fascinating and rare beginnings of the Boundary Way Allotments, as researched and written by acclaimed allotment historian Twigs Way. Twigs came to the allotment in 2017 as part of a heritage project by the Boundary Way Project, and her consequent research and insights revealed much about the character of the

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4
Aug

Join Us On The Big Butterfly Count

  Last Friday, the Boundary Way Project team took to the allotment on the hunt for butterflies to help take part in the Big Butterfly Count! Big Butterfly Count is a UK-wide survey aimed at helping the charity Butterfly Conservation to assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we

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20
Jul

How to Make A Nature Mandala

  We love observing nature and creating land art at Boundary Way. It is all about exploring natural patterns, focusing in on nature and using found materials to replicate these patterns! Over the years we have made many a mandala in the community garden, with the help of artists, schools and the public, and in this time we thought it

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12
Jul

30 Days Wild Instagram Roundup

We took part in the 30 Days Wild challenge on Instagram, an initiative by The Wildlife Trust that is all about noticing and connecting with nature where you live and helping nature where you can. It was a fantastic daily photo challenge to help inspire people to get outdoors and with this being especially important right now for our wellbeing,

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26
Jun

Exciting Announcement for The Boundary Way Project

  We’re back! After a short break the Boundary Way Project is back at the allotment and planning for the future with a bit of help from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.   We are so excited to announce that we have received some emergency funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to help us keep moving forward over the next few months and make exciting plans for the future.

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