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,
This year we celebrated Earth Day in style with a day celebrating the nature and heritage of Boundary. It was a fun and successful day of creativity, exploration, photography and discovery. Didn’t make it to see us? Don’t worry because today we are going to give you a run down of everything that went on! So, what did we get
Researching the natural heritage of Boundary Way, and using the research to engage the local community with nature is a huge part of what we do here at Boundary Way. To to help us with our research, and to discover the uses of the different plants found on the site, we have enlisted the help of local herbalist, Maria Billington. So far,
For the duration of our project our Heritage Lottery Funding has allowed us to work towards gathering as much information as we can about the rich history of Boundary Way. One of the main ways that we have been doing this is in collaboration with filmmaker and photographer, Geoff Broadway. Geoff has been working with us on the site over
On the Sunday of our ‘Sense of Place’ Weekend event we were visited by renowned Garden Historian Twigs Way. Over the past few months we have been working closely with her to research the origins of our site and better understand the wider context of allotments & where they stem from. Twigs had a busy day with us and today
We are delighted to announce that we will soon be welcoming renowned garden historian Twigs Way to Wolverhampton as part of our October Event, ‘Sense of Place’, which is set to take place on the weekend of the 14th – 15th October 2017. Twigs will be presenting a fascinating and entertaining talk at Newhampton Arts Centre on Sunday 15th October 2017 as part
On the 17th of June we were joined by Land Artists Richard Shilling and Julia Brooklyn (both from landartforkids) for an exciting day of outdoor nature art. Today we thought we would share with you everything we got up to and tell you how you can get involved. The day started with a brilliant ‘Hapa Zome‘ activity led by herbalist
On the 15th July 2017 we held an Arts and Nature Open Day here in our wonderful Community Garden. We had an afternoon full of fun art and nature activities that were suitable for all ages, alongside refreshments, including pancakes made by Cecile Loubaud. The whole day was a huge success and we’d like to thank everyone who came along.