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Rochester Avenue joins FF

By   April 30, 2012

FULL FRONTAL ROCHESTER AVENUE A team of Rochester Avenue residents have now joined together and formed a Full Frontal Rochester Avenue group of planters. We are holding a social gathering and plant swap on Tuesday 15 May from 8 p.m. in the What the Dick Inns pub on Ross Street. All Rochester Avenue residents are… Continue reading »


By   April 11, 2012

Clive Road Full-Frontallers say a huge thank-you to Southern Water for donating water-butts to the street for use during these hard times following the hosepipe ban. Four butts have been installed and will enable residents to conserve water to keep plants healthy especially as the water restrictions have been introduced.  Southern Water say: “We will,… Continue reading »

Wildflower Sowing Party April 2012

By   April 3, 2012

We’ve had an amazing donation of mixed wildflower seeds from Paul Jupp of Nova Flore. I am planning to spread these around in window boxes and forgotten corners – at a ‘sowing party’ on the afternoon of April 14th – anyone who wants to join in email or contact me.  07956 364479

Magpie Hall Road Residents

By   April 2, 2012
Magpie Hall Road Residents

With its boarded-up homes and problems with fly-tipping, it was never the most likely entrant for Britain in Bloom. Yet a run-down Chatham street has entered for the prestigious award which is more often the preserve of leafy villages. Residents around Magpie Hall Road, the centre of a “dispersal zone” last year thanks to anti-social… Continue reading »

Castle Avenue FF Inauguration

By   March 30, 2012

Saturday 17th March was the inaugural planting day in Castle Avenue in Rochester.  The somewhat rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the new group. Full Frontal in Longley Road donated £100 worth of plants and compost, and the group planted up containers kindly donated by Nieves, and had lots of fun. The afternoon ended… Continue reading »

Medway Council to roll out FF

By   March 21, 2012

Exciting News from my day at Baggins Bookshop this week! On 13th March, I was ‘in situ’ to help and answer queries from existing and prospective Full Frontal gardeners around Medway. There were three visitors from Medway Council’s Communities Section – Mark, Tony and Steph. They had seen our website, and have decided that they… Continue reading »

Here you go, girls

By   March 1, 2012

A survey by B&Q has revealed that women are the new ‘garden guardians’. Ladies have reportedly taken over the family’s gardening jobs from men – YAY GIRL POWER! keep at it…hopefully you are all busy sowing seeds now, and please remember to do some extras for our Plant Day in The Vines from 11am. –… Continue reading »

City of Rochester Society supports FF

By   February 29, 2012

THE CITY OF ROCHESTER SOCIETY have just announced that they fully support the work of Full Frontal in Rochester High Street, and that they will help the project with some generous funding. No doubt this will encourage the businesses and residents in the High Street to participate fully in the bid to get the High… Continue reading »

Seed-sowing time is here!

By   February 23, 2012

Hopefully, lots of you will be busy sowing seeds around now…so that you have lots for your frontals and lots to bring down to the Plant Donation and Swap day on 3rd March in The Vines! It has been fun looking through seed catalogues since the new year, and now is the time I am… Continue reading »