Community Grants News

The swale at Lindengate orchard. Final report 

Project Background At Lindengate we have a heritage orchard positioned on a heavy clay soil surrounded by cultivated fields. Our heritage orchard and the adjacent fields have a sloping gradient. Heavy rainfall leads to saturated soil, depleting the soil structure. This geographical topography leaves our fruit trees vulnerable to stress

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The swale at Lindengate orchard. Summary 

Supported by a Chalk, Cherries and Chairs grant, funded by the National Lottery, the Lindengate heritage orchard with wild flower strips, edible hedge, willow hedge and wildlife pond. In the original design our aim was to create a swale. Due to funding constraints, the swale was not completed. The orchard

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Sarratt Community Garden and Sarratt Parish Council

We have been lucky enough to receive 2 grants, one of £5000 for the Parish council, and a second one of around £825 for the community market garden which was spent on a high quality submersible pump for the two five thousand litre water tanks which supply the garden. The

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