St Mary's Church, Marshalswick

Living God's Love in St Albans

Peppercorn Place     ST MARY'S COMMUNAL GARDEN PROJECT

For more photos of Peppercorn Place in 2018  - click here 

Nasturtiums

Courgettes

beans

 Nasturtiums and Herbs

 Sweet peas,  courgettes and squash

 Beans - Runner & French

Peppercorn Place is now closed for the winter months but will reopen once the first Spring flowers appear. Bulbs have been planted so we are hoping for a splash of colour early in the year.

Peppercorn Place was refreshed during 2018 and now has  four raised beds of two heights made with railway sleepers.  During 2018 these were planted with herbs, flowers and vegetables. Everything seemed to grow very well and people were able to enjoy all sorts of produce including tomatoes, lettuces and chillies,  runner beans, French beans, squash, courgettes, marrows and cucumbers. There were also flowers including sweet peas, roses and nasturtiums.

 Fruit trees - plum, pear and cherry - have been planted along one fence.  There are  apple trees in the Quiet Garden.

butterfly

bench

picnic

 Butterfly and bee friendly area

New four seater bench 

New picnic table set 

The idea is to strike a balance between man and nature so we are trying to be wildlife friendly. The two areas at the back are  being left "natural"  though we will add plants that will encourage bees and butterflies.  There are homes for insects and hedgehogs plus various feeders and a  bath for the birds.  

 If you want any further information or you have any ideas or comments please contact St Mary's  (see bottom of page).