#DoncasterIsGreat for Dedicated DUG Diggers!..

Doncaster Urban Growers

Despite the rain a brave bunch of dedicated diggers turned up to begin the work of transforming a patch of weedy wasteland (not that we’re the type of people who believe in ‘weeds’)…

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…into an Apothecary Garden.

We began by selecting the plants we wanted to keep (there was already plenty of useful self-seeded plants such as sorrel, chestnut, dandelion, nettle, clover and elder) and then thinning out the rest so we could plant other food, herb and medicinal plants.

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The rain was a bit of a pain, but at least it made pulling the plants out easier 😉

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We then selected our plants…

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…and marked them with our specially designed DUG tags…

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Many hands made light (if wet…) work…

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…and we soon had a wide variety of plants in place; including raspberry, mint, pak choi, rocket, chives, basil and oregano, to name but a few.

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We’ll be back next…

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