General

12
Oct

A Postcard from Redhouse Road Allotments – Uses of Plants with Maria Billington

Exploring allotments and creativity is at the heart of the Boundary Way Project’s Postcards from the Plot exploration. As part of the project we have commissioned a series of films to look closer at these these links and help us to make connections with each other and green spaces at a time of social distancing. In our latest films, herbalist

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22
Sep

A Postcard from Oxbarn Avenue Allotments – Printmaking with Linda Nevill

Postcards from the Plot is project that encompasses a series of films and activities that explore allotments and creativity to help us to make connections at a time of social distancing. In our latest film RBSA artist Linda Nevill shares some printmaking techniques using natural materials found on her plot, at Oxbarn Avenue Allotments in Wolverhampton. In the video, Linda

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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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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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14
Apr

Sourdough the Mother of All Breads

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

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23
Mar

Coronavirus Disruption

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

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19
Sep

Magnifying Mushrooms | Fungi Open Day Success

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

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20
May

Let’s Talk About Fungi | Tawny Funnel

Tawny Funnel fungi grow clustered in groups in the soil or on the woodland floor. Beginning their life with flat caps and an ochre colouring, as time passes these fungi gradually become more funnel shaped and take on a tawny-brown colour. Their changing colour and shape can make them difficult to identify and they are often mistaken for the Common

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16
May

Let’s Talk About Fungi | Scurfy Twiglet

A small mushroom, often orange in colour, the Scurfy Twiglet begins its life with a convex cap, which becomes more flattened over time. Its lightly scaly cap is a feature that helps to distinguish it and it varies in colour from hazel brown to ochre and orange. It usually appears in a troop, a group of mushrooms, and can be

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20
Feb

Beyondness of Bees Exhibition & Workshop

We are so excited to be collaborating with the Beyondness of Bees team, artists Elise Stewart & Sue Brisco. They have been working over the past months to bring together the worlds of art and science, with a focus on the microscopic world of the bee. We will be hosting an enchanting exhibition displaying the wonderful artistic outcomes of their

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