St Just, Cornwall. 01736 788454

The Bosavern Community Bee Garden and Bee Ed-Shed is being built between March and October with a grant from Grow Wild UK – through Kew Gardens.

The project is to enable young people to connect with nature through the sowing of native wildflowers.

Something’s buzzing at Bosavern

As bees are one of the planet’s top priorities right now we are creating a beautiful and buzzing bee garden- with beekeeping training apiary and a bee education shed which will house 2 observation hives where we can home happy bees and educate people about the links between flowers, pollinators, food and people.

Get involved!

It is an ambitious project with 6 imaginative individual areas within the garden- among them a living wall mural and a huge herb hexagon – ideally we are looking for 6 groups of young people (ages 11-25) to help with the creation and future upkeep of the area and adults to help lead.

Get involved with our bee education centre supported by Kew Garden and Grow Wild

Partners

We have several partners in the project already who have very generously offered to donate their time and skills to making the project extra special- and we are looking for a couple more- if you would like to become a partner and have specific skills or time to give then get in touch.

Sponsors

We have invited local business, trades people and individuals to support our bee-education centre to help make it a really special community asset. Many thanks to our sponsors for their valuable support:

Wilkins & Company Estate Agents, St.Just

JM Landscaping and Maintenance

Vision Arts Tin

 If you would like to be a sponsor, please get in touch on the contact number below.

Keep up to date with the project

Throughout the project there will be intermittent events, meetings, talks, and of course lots of fun activities and outdoors work- we hope you will join us

Keep up to date with our progress by visiting our Grow Wild profile page,  joining our facebook group Grow Wild @ Bosavern Community Farm, or best of all by coming to the farm to get involved. Contact Nikki for more information on 01736 788454 or email info@bosaverncommunityfarm.org.uk.

  • Bee garden update
    Our bee-friendly garden is looking stunning this summer, mainly due to Ian's hard work and pottering, ably assisted by Teesh, Ben, and many other volunteers.The wildflower meadow beneath the community mural - wildflowers include corncockles, cornflowers, charlock, poppies and borage.The living roof on the bee-ed-shed is starting to take hold.The herb hexagon.If you want to […]
  • Tomatoes 2017
    The following are photos of some of the varieties of tomatoes we are growing this year:-Big pink juicy "berner rose".Tasty brown "chocolate cherry".Delightfully furrowed "costoluto di Fiorentina".That old favourite "gardener's delight".A new one for us this year, and already the blackbird's favourite, "Italian beef heart".Another from the excellent Real Seed Catalogue, "Jen's tangerine".The aptly named […]
  • Veg boxes on 21st July
    £10 "standard" veg box = cara pink-eyed potatoes, courgettes, broad beans, elephant garlic, rainbow chard, tomatoes, fresh basil, three peppers, and curly kale.£6 "small" veg box = cara pink-eyed potatoes, a sprig of lemon verbena, tomatoes, broad beans, elephant garlic, and rainbow chard.Phone us on 788454 to try a veg box this Friday.

Bosavern Community Farm,

St Just,

Penzance,

Cornwall,

TR19 7RD.

01736 788454

info@bosaverncommunity
farm.org.uk

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