Category Archives: Greenholme – an experiment in permaculture

A brief summary so far…

1+ It has been a long while since anything was posted concerning our attempts to work with this land on which we live. Silence has been kept through [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing 2018

0 Everyone seems to have an abundance of apples this year, many of which have ripened early. If you still have apples, our pressing day this year is [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Day 2016

0 Well what a great time we had! Juice everywhere, sticky fingers, mucky clothes, mashed apple and wasps! It was good to welcome new faces as well as [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day – 1st October 2016

0 Saturday, 1st October, 2pm to 5pm, apple juicing at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Bring along your surplus apples that you would like to be juiced, and some clean containers [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

A success at last? Learning how to sing

0 Trying to listen to our land and find ways of enalbing it to sing while providing for us is proving to be difficult. Constant rain, heavy waterlogged [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

1st Swallows

0 Our first swallows arrived today, Thursday 16th April, exactly the same date as last year (2014), and 3 days earlier than 2013 (19th April). Today also heralded [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Solar Eclipse 20th March 2015

0 The view of the eclipse from Greenholme, where we had an eclipse magnitude of 0.93, or 93% of the sun eclipsed at around 09.35GMT.

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Open Day 2014

0 The 19th July seems like a long time ago now, but we remain humbled that so many made the effort to come despite the rather damp weather. [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day

0 Community Apple-Juicing day on Saturday 18th October, Greenholme, 12pm-4pm. Everyone welcome. Bring your own apples (if you have any) and containers for your juice (plastic milk bottles [..]

Activities, Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Philip on the Bewcastle Cross

0 A short video introduction to Bewcastle by Rev Philip Greenhalgh for the BBC in 2009.

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture