Our Gardens

Poly tunnel Development

As the warmer weather arrives, it has given our residents the perfect opportunity to begin growing fruit, veg and herbs in our poly tunnel. So far the plots have grown so quickly and all residents have been getting involved with it so far, and these are just some of the produce they have been tending […]

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New Polytunnel Development

We have recently made some great changes to our polytunnel on site at St Luke’s Trust We have installed five raised planting beds for our service users to make use of, as well as created a watering system for each are to provide them with the opportunity to maintain their plants in all areas of […]

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New Ducklings!

We have had an exciting week so far- and some new arrivals have joined us too! Our on-site ducks have just welcomed some ducklings! We have had three born so far; unfortunately one did not survive very long, but the remaining two are doing very well, and we hope to welcome quite a few more […]

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Our new Pigs!

We have exciting new additions to our home at St Luke’s, in the form of two male micro pigs named Bobby and Alfie. We are giving them time to settle in to their new home, and the goats are taking their time to get used to them also. Alfie and Bobby are very friendly and […]

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Our Vegetable Plot!

With the Sun and the rain, we have made a lot of progress with our vegetable plots. These photos are taken a few months apart and show how quickly everything has been growing! We have recently been picking some of the produce, and as you can see, some of the vegetables grew to pretty impressive […]

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Picking our vegetables!

We have begun to pick some of the vegetables out in the garden plots, including lettuce and radishes.  Today, one of our tenants picked the first courgette with staff! We are still waiting for our onions, potatoes, peas, beans and sweetcorn and lots more!                                   We have also recently had a new polytunnel built in […]

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New Sensory/Wildlife Garden

We have recently moved our resident goats Holly and Pecan closer to the main building at St Luke’s, so those with mobility issues still have the opportunity to interact with them. As you can see we have been left with a large open space where Holly and Pecan used to live, and we have been […]

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Gardening Project

We have recently been looking into a large stable polytunnel for an unused section of land opposite our four large planting beds.   This will give tenants the opportunity to engage in horticultural related activities when the weather is not so good outside. It will be used for smaller, less established flowers and plants, and […]

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