Nature

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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9
Oct

Boundary Way Project Cultural Recovery Fund Success

We are delighted to be announcing the Boundary Way Project’s success in attaining funding from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. We will be using the funding to continue the development of a virtual learning programme that valuably explores creative ways of connecting with the natural world in current times and beyond. To tell you a bit more, we’ve included our

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6
Oct

A Postcard from The Fugitive Wild Plot – Botanical Ink Making with Carolyn Morton

As part of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, artist Carolyn Morton introduces the process of botanical ink making on her Birmingham allotment plot. The first video guides us around Carolyn’s allotment, aptly named The Fugitive Wild Plot. This is a rich source of

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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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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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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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27
Jan

January Fungi Discoveries at Boundary Way

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,

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15
Aug

An Artist’s Foray Into Fungi in Photographs

  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

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