Looking for a Plot

Started by Ray and Darren Marshall-Sewell. Last reply by Ray and Darren Marshall-Sewell Feb 7. 2 Replies

Good Evening All.We have been refused a local allotment is Wells (Wookey Hole).We are keen to find a plot somewhere that we can use to grow food etc. Happy for it to be a share etc.Can anyone help…Continue

Connect with your community

Started by Alive Feb 7, 2018. 0 Replies

Older people living in care are twice as likely to experience loneliness as those in the community.We are looking for friendly volunteers with an interest in helping others to gardening, to support…Continue

Tags: #givingback, #gardening, #volunteer

Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Started by Alive Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Growing Support are looking for friendly volunteers with interests in gardening and supporting people, to help older people and people with dementia take part in gardening activities.  You will…Continue

Join our volunteers!

Started by Alive Aug 17, 2017. 0 Replies

We're looking for friendly volunteers to join our team working hard to enable people with dementia to stay physically and socially active.Join us and make a valuable contribution to your community,…Continue

Annemieke Wigmore's Blog (4)

Lovely, hardy endive!

I don't like the job of making a salad, but I can't possibly let the lovely endive out there go to waste. Sown 25/8 last year, no protection whatsoever, it has stood happily throughout the winter. I have been picking leaves from it regularly to add cold-weather salads, and still it is flourishing. I like it mixed with apple and beet or any other root, grated raw.

You want variety: Cornet de Bordeaux, which is available from…


Added by Annemieke Wigmore on March 15, 2014 at 11:27 — No Comments

Hungry again?

After trying to resist the christmas temptations - in vain, usually - we can now finally start eating normally again. Mind you, "eating normally", in my opinion, is not "trying to get rid of the pounds quickly"!

Go with the time of year: it's winter after all. There is nothing more conducive to failure, than trying to lose weight when it's cold, and dark, and dreary all around you.

So what's good to eat in January? Have a look at my food blog, 'Thought for Food' at …


Added by Annemieke Wigmore on January 1, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

Drinkable Somerset

What are they doing to our milk? And how long will we still be able, as we do now, to receive our bottled, whole, organic, not homogenized milk on the doorstep, three times a week?

Read "Let me tell you about Milk" ( and then go to to put in a regular order.…


Added by Annemieke Wigmore on November 7, 2012 at 9:24 — No Comments

The months in Somerset

Sustained by my husband and his two allotments, every month I will tell you: what to grow here, now; what to eat here, now; and a few nice simple recipes with all this lovely seasonal food.
Plus some of my own particular opinions on nutrition! See

Added by Annemieke Wigmore on October 3, 2012 at 15:03 — No Comments

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