Twerton Hanna Close Guerrilla Garden - before

Hanna Close Community Garden

In November, volunteers from Transition Bath, Timebank and the University of Bath spent the day transforming a small area of neglected ground in Twerton into a fruitful community garden. Brambles and nettles were cleared, flow beds were dug out, 8 bags of rubbish were collected and variety of kindly donated soft fruit bushes and bushes […]

Cleveland House Guerrilla Garden - before

New Guerrilla Garden behind Cleveland House on the canal

Nat Cross from Foraging Bath, who leads our foraging walks, has permission from the Canal Trust to turn this triangular bed into a guerrilla garden. So far, we’ve planted raspberries donated by Bath Organic Group, rhubarb and globe artichokes donated by an allotmenteer and a Japanese wineberry from our Gravel Walk garden. We would normally […]

Hedgemead biochar with caption 7

Biochar: snake oil or elixir for climate change?

Can biochar be used to make soil more productive, increase yield and mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration and reduced fertiliser use? Transition Bath and Bath Organic Group have this year been involved in a nationwide research experiment with Coventry and Oxford Universities to investigate whether the ancient Amazonian agricultural practice of using biochar has benefits in […]