The next meetings will be at 8pm on Monday 8th July and 'provisionally' Tuesday 6th August at the Stonewater Common Room. All residents welcome (but please let us know ahead of the date if you're coming)!!

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Stonehill Community Garden - February News

With harvests being shared between volunteers, sold and food for our August harvest celebration.  Our first planned crops are nuts, mushrooms, rhubarb, savoy cabbage, lemon sorrel, spring greens, watercress and gooseberries with more to come. There is still plenty of time to make suggestions and share seeds with us.

If there is something you'd like to see us grow, let us know.  And if you have any seeds to share, feel free to pass them on.

Courses and Workshops - Here is a reminder of the courses and workshops we are running this year - £15 including refreshments.  Full day courses £30 including refreshments and a pizza lunch.  Bursary places available for un-waged - please contact us.  Book now by emailing

⦁ 19th February 10am - 1pm - Fruit Tree Grafting
⦁ 19th March 10am - 4pm - Introduction to Permaculture
⦁ 2nd April 10am - 4pm - Design your own Edible Space
⦁ 21st May 10am - 4pm - Introduction to Forest Garden Design
⦁ 18th June 10am - 4pm - Timber Frame Building (roundhouse construction)
⦁ 16th July 10am - 4pm - Straw Bale Building
⦁ 13th August 10am - 4pm - Cob Building
⦁ 24th September 10am - 4pm - Wattle and Daub Building
⦁ 15th October 10am - 1pm - Composting including Wormeries

Stonehill is your community garden space for the people of Abingdon, Drayton, Steventon and surrounding area.  Come and enjoy it, get involved and meet new people - everyone is welcome at our Wednesday work parties 10am - 4pm.  If you know of a group or individual who would like to get active outdoors, learn some gardening / woodwork / cookery skills, feel free to share out details.  We welcome all abilities on our workdays.


Please take 2 minutes to answer this survey to inform how the garden should be used and designed -

Visit our Facebook page for photo's and more.  See you all soon.

From Richard, Rachel, our 3 chickens soon to be named and the wider Stonehill team!!