Birth Flower – March

Daffodil! "Spring, rebirth, domestic happiness, respect, regard and friendship. The daffodil is synonymous with spring as it is the epitome of rebirth and new beginnings." -- wiki The daffodil (and the leek,) are symbols worn on St David's Day, March 1st. St David is the patron saint of Wales.

What’s grows wild at Wolves Lane in summer?

Blackberries grow wild at Wolves Lane! ~~ Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wolves Lane is closed until further notice. During this time, behind the gates, Wolves Lane growers are still growing, Wolves Lane meals for delivery are being prepared to deliver to vulnerable homes, and a new seed bank project has been launched! We hope... Continue Reading →

Happy Valentine Day!

"Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine's Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around... Continue Reading →

Happy Lunar New Year!

Today is Chinese (or Lunar) New year! Happy new year from Wolves Lane! Every year this important date falls on a different day of the Gregorian calendar. This year it falls on February 12, 2021. Red peonies Red peonies are particularly auspicious during Chinese New Year. "The peony is named after Paeon (also spelled Paean),... Continue Reading →

Birth Flower – February

Violet! "Faithfulness, wisdom and hope. Violets convey the meaning that you will always be true. Violets come in shades not only of purple, which is what people commonly think of, but also of white. " -- wiki

New Project – Rootz into Food Growing!

RiFG Rootz into Food Growing (RiFG) aims to challenge and disrupt some of the structural inequalities that exist within the current UK food growing sector through the creation of a network of BAME led growers pan-London who will receive relevant skills development and training opportunities enabling them to grow commercially.  RiFG is a collaboration project... Continue Reading →

What will grow wild in Spring at Wolves Lane?

FORGET-ME-NOT grows wild at Wolves Lane! Yes, really! ~~ Fun Facts: "Forget-me-nots flower in spring (and coming soon!) A large number of species that come under the forget-me-not category are native to New Zealand. A few European Species were introduced in the temperate regions of America, Asia, and Europe. Forget-me-not is the state flower of... Continue Reading →

Birth Flower – January

Carnation! "Love, fascination and distinction. Worn on Mother's Day, Teacher's Day, St. Patrick's Day (in green) and at weddings, this hardy, sweetly fragrant flower is also the flower of Ohio." -- wiki

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