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Beekeeping at RPA

Beekeeping at RPA

Beekeeping is a fascinating, addictive, expensive and rewarding hobby.

There have been beehives at the RPA for many years, tended by experienced beekeepers with plots on the periphery so that the bees can forage without causing too much disruption.

About six years ago, following a number of requests to keep bees at the RPA

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Gardening for Wildlife Forum 07.07.19

Gardening for Wildlife Forum 07.07.19

What Has Gardening for Wildlife Ever Done for Me?
Forum led by Stephen James, Enviroment Trust
07.07.19

Stephen James, Operations Manager, Environment Trust led an informal forum about sustainable and wildlife friendly methods of plot management. Stephen is the Community Gardener at the Marble Hill Kitchen Garden, a project about the history of market gardens. After clearing scrub a community garden was created that has a woodland garden feel…

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Fledglings alert! Pollinator patch and Bob's poppy

Fledglings alert! Pollinator patch and Bob's poppy

The fledglings are now making their presence felt! I rescued a small young blackbird from a fruit cage – it was obviously weakened and I was able to pick it up carefully and release it.

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Seed Store cafe welcome sign

Seed Store cafe

Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and delicious homemade cakes.
Open every Sunday:
11am - 12:30pm

Allotment main entrance - unlocked padlock

Waiting list now open

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Allotment main entrance opening time

Opening and closing times throughout the year can be found here.