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Gusto goes even greener We’ve been working with Gusto Pronto to create wildlife areas at The Cadogan and The Crown. See more about how they are going greener over on their blog. Sam gave an update on our work at the Cadogan Arms in our latest video showing the woodland walk. We’ve been installing insect …

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Raised Beds at Westley School   Our founder director Joannah Metcalfe has always employed the values and systems of permaculture. Whilst this latest set of raised beds do look rather outstanding, and have great value for education, biodiversity as well as being food producing. . . they are also designed with permaculture principles in mind. …

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Insect Hotel – The Crown at Hartest   Today we set about creating a bespoke Insect Hotel for The Crown at Hartest, in the heart of Suffolk. Using half pallets with a low pitched roof, the aim is to attract a variety of bugs and beasties. We start with a strong, stable framework that’s no more …

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Prisoners contribute to school fair Bury Free Press Greener Growth, community group organised a garden fair at Howard Primary School with plants grown by prisoners from Highpoint Prison. The garden fair was organised to raise money to create a shaded area for the early years outdoor space at the school. Jo Metcalfe, founder of Greener …

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Greener Growth CIC – helping people create food producing gardens   We were recently featured on the HMRC community interest companies blog! How it all began Watching People Grow as they Grow their own gardens Having been a therapist for around 25 years I wanted to find a way of delivering the methods I had …

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Greener Growth Presents at the International Union For The Conservation of Nature (IUCN)   On Wednesday May 2nd, Jo Metcalfe, Founder and Director of Greener Growth gave a presentation at the IUCN’s National Committee hosted by the Margaret Pyke Trust and their supporter Stephenson Harwood. The conference was titled “Nature and Human Well-Being – Scoring …

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Community unites to plant memorial orchard Bury Free Press Residents of the Howard Estate, in Bury St Edmunds, came together last week for the planting of 40 fruit trees in the Howard Memorial Orchard. The project, which saw families adopt a tree in memory of a loved one, was led by community interest company Greener …

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Memorial Orchard Project to set down roots A brand new orchard for one lucky community was planted last week on 19th and 21st April on the Howard Estate in Bury St Edmunds. Greener Growth are no strangers to working with community groups to create beautiful shared green space where there was once none. We are delighted to …

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The Tickell Arms

Press Release: Greener Growth at The Tickell Arms Cambridgeshire pub and restaurant, The Tickell Arms in Whittlesford, has become the very first corporate client of Community Interest Company, Greener Growth. The project centres around making the most of the pub’s beer garden, walled rose garden and pond, all whilst promoting staff well-being. Greener Growth’s aim …

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Advice for a greener garden Having a day in the garden is one thing, but growing spaces need regular nurturing. It all depends on what you plant, of course! We work with disadvantaged communities to help them establish green areas where they can conserve nature, grow food and protect wildlife. There’s a lot of groundwork …

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