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.
A few people have asked me about how I make my sourdough bread. Rather than writing it and explaining what seems like a complicated process several times, I think it might be easier to put it down in writing in this little corner of the Boundary Way website. Firstly, please remember I’m not an expert baker (or anything else). I
By now it will be clear that communal events at Boundary Way are halted for the foreseeable future. The AGM and rent collection will now be moved to September. At present plotholders can access the allotments if they adhere to the government guidelines. The National Association has a list of do’s and don’ts which I quote below: Keep hand sanitiser
At Boundary Way we are continuing our work to learn more about the natural heritage of the allotment and that means taking time to notice the changes in the Community Garden through the seasons. It was exciting that on our last fungi hunt we came across several new types of fungi and also some different variations of some old friends,
We were delighted to open the Community Garden and Allotment at Boundary Way on 7th September to put on a day of discovery to celebrate our Magnifying Mushrooms project. The day offered visitors a chance to see new and exciting artwork by local artists, workshop participants, the Wolverhampton Branch of the Embroiderer’s Guild and school children, as well as the
To mark the start of our mushroom project, artist Hannah Boyd ran a workshop for the artists and team involved in the project to spark their creativity. The workshop was to inspire the artists to see mushrooms and fungi in a new and exciting way to help them create even more amazing artwork throughout the project. Today we are
We are so excited to be holding an exciting Fungi Open Day on 7th September 2019 in our Boundary Way Community Garden. There will be fun for all the family with the theme of an exploration of fungi and interrelationships in nature. The day will mark the culmination of our six month Magnifying Mushrooms project all about fungi supported by
Saturday marked the beginning of a series of exciting textile workshops at Boundary Way. The workshops are all being run by local textile artist and the Chair of the Wolverhampton Branch of the Embroiderers Guild, Elise Stewart. The first session was an exciting look into basic ways to make beautiful embroidery inspired by the allotment’s fungi and the results were fascinating.
After working with artist Elise Stewart on her brilliant Beyondness of Bees Project, we are delighted to announce that she will be returning to Boundary Way to offer visitors exciting and unique opportunities to investigate and creatively respond to the world of fungi. Elise will be running three separate, fascinating workshops, allowing participants to explore a variety of textile art
Their distinctive tall, slender stems and little brown conical shaped caps are the distinguishing feature of the Conical Brittlestem, which grows in little groups. These clumps of Conical Brittlestems can be found at the base of trees on layers of leaf and wood litter. Other names: Parasola Conopilus Habitat: Leaf litter in woodlands, particularly beneath Season: Summer to Autumn This