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Gardening plots

TRY is responsible for gardening a number of plots around Richmond - The Long Border in Friary Gardens - The herb bed on Rosemary Lane - The bed at the start of Maison Dieu - The Millgate bed - The Pottergate bed - The Quarry Road Community Orchard TRY helps to organise Temple Grounds Allotments

Friary Gardens


TRY looks after the long border in Friary Gardens. The aim is to produce a bee friendly bed using cottage garden favorites

The Long Border in Winter

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Winter-flowering shrubs such as Mahonia provide nectar for insects at a time when few other flowers are available.


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Many shrubs such as Berberis have berries which provide food for birds as well as brightening up the winter border.

Millgate Bed


Pottergate Bed


Quarry Road Community Orchard

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A mixed orchard containing apple, pear, meddler, fig and nut trees. There is also an array of soft fruit.

Rosemary Lane Herb Bed


A small herb bed at the start of Rosemary Lane