The Hub G63 Blog

Why is gardening good for you?

Anyone who gardens regularly will tell you how good it is for their wellbeing.

Being outside, nurturing living things, being in tune with the seasons.  I think that we can all understand how that works.  

But is there any scientific proof?

Well it turns out that there is...

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Why should we buy local fruit and vegetables?

In the U.K. 4 supermarket chains control 80% of retail sales.

This has a big effect on all kinds of things - from the varieties of fruit and vegetables grown (with uniformity and transportability being valued over taste and nutrients) to the kinds of excess packaging that have become normal.

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Meet Lauren - Grow Garden Team.

Meet Lauren Lochrie

As well as working part-time for The Grow Garden as Co-manager & Permaculture Consultant, currently I run an outdoor education & natural wellness business called Herbal Homestead , facilitating creative experiences and workshops that connect people with nature and the nature of themselves.

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Which vegetables contain the most pesticides?

Have you ever thought about which of the conventionally farmed vegetables we buy in the shops have the most pesticides and herbicides sprayed on them while they are growing?

If you are growing your own, which vegetables should you concentrate on if you want to cut down on nasty chemicals?

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The Grow Garden Crowd Funder launches

This is your chance to help make this exciting project happen.  The Grow Garden is a very special community garden which is being created between Balfron and Killearn and this is your opportunity to get involved and make a difference.

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