Welcome to the SRT blog No. 142

7th April  2023 – Welcome to our blog post No.142



The African snails are doing well at the Activity Centre.

Luka removing nails to make the cladding safe for storage. Sophia enjoys the spot of sunshine at last!

Coombe Gardens gang do a great pruning job on the phormium that’s looking sad after the harsh winter cold.

Rebecca weeds with help from Jim & Michael with a final tidy up. Fantastic work.

Sprucing up the site with a bit of repair work and painting. Mark’s ready to go!

Annette & Claire weed the cutting garden beds.

Annette, Michael H, Lesley and Becca tidying up at Gateway Gardens.

Sophia, Annette and Nicola making a veg-tastic Mac’n’Cheese for lunch.

Getting ready for the market – HAPPY EASTER to all!


Sarah, Roxy and Gillian checking on the lemon seedlings growth – coming along well in the propagation area at Northchurch.

Wendy and the team have painted stones with a message. These have been hidden around Northchurch & Berkhamsted and if found they can be taken to the Northchurch café in exchange for  a free hot drink. Keep your eyes peeled! Charly & Harry have been hiding the stones around town.

Charlie, Hertie, Roxy, Daisy, Graham and Bismillah have been preparing compost for potting beans, spinach and kale ready for the Grab & Grow evet on Saturday April 22nd.

Roxy cutting wood to make a top for the potting bench.

Joe, Simon, Greg & Russell on a litter pick in Northchurch. Daisy making coffee in the café.

Joe & Charles working together on the car park potholes. Team ‘lemon’ discussing the golden ratio

Northchurch welcomed Liz Green – the New High Sheriff of Herts and she treated herself to one of the refurbished tools – a garden fork.


A production line with everyone playing their part potting up the latest delivery – happy crew!

Great work from Matthew, Michael and Marc on the first cut of the year at Chipperfield allotments – Well done to the M’s!


Tomo mowing at Watford Mencap and Robert leaf blowing in their car park.

Planting up the tranquility area for the NGS opening in May.

Hannah’s loving those big ‘hands’

And these trainees enjoying life and a good old bonfire.

Becca & Aly creating lots of chocolatey cakes and gluten free treats at Hemel Food Garden. HAPPY EASTER


Have a great bank holiday weekend….


…until next week!