Barracks Lane Community Garden

A beautiful green space at the heart of a growing community

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News & Events

Regular week and monthly events and courses taking place at the Garden (scroll down for future events).
Join our mailing list and get monthly updates about news & events at the Garden. Email: barrackslanegarden@yahoo.co.uk
Would you like to hold your own event at the Garden? Go to the Booking the Garden page for details.
For directions to the Garden please go to the Visiting the Garden page.

Latest Events

There are no current events listed at the garden. Please check back soon for updates.

Latest News

Mon 25th January 2021

Wild Edges

When we re-open we are looking forward to showing you our new raised beds. The garden was lucky to be awarded a grant supported by the Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment (TOE) with funding from Grundon Waste Management Ltd to carry out our Wild Edges project. This project saw us replace the raised bed support posts that form a central feature in the garden, with new posts made from recycled plastic, and create a new planting scheme.

 

The planting of our raised beds has been designed with wildlife in mind, especially pollinators, who are suffering from habitat loss. Good strategies to encourage pollinators are:

-        Avoid plants with double flowers; they produce less nectar

-        Use native and near-native (i.e.... read more

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