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MGs enjoy a breathtaking treetop tour of Kew Gardens at Xmas Social ! Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community Garden Herbal alchemy at Elm Village – a case study of MG Elsa and the Urban Growth Project Do you know your perlite from your vermiculite? MGs enjoy training day on Container Growing The Tile House Sessions
 
MGs enjoy a breathtaking treetop tour of Kew Gardens at Xmas Social !

MGs enjoy a breathtaking treetop tour of Kew Gardens at Xmas Social !

Master Gardeners were treated to a spectactular tour of Kew Garden’s highlights by former Master Gardener Programme Manager, and current Grow Wild Partnership Manager Philip Turvil yesterday. We were also delighted to be joined by two of our project partners on the Growing for Health Programme – St Mungo’s Broadway and Centre 404. In the [...]

Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community Garden

Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community Garden

Master Gardeners and supported growers turned out in impressive numbers last Saturday for the next in the series of Master Gardener Training Days. This time the topic was ‘Preparing Your Plot for Winter’ at the beautiful Olden Community Garden. Anton Rosenfeld led the day’s proceedings and started off with a roll call of all the [...]

Herbal alchemy at Elm Village – a case study of MG Elsa and the Urban Growth Project

Herbal alchemy at Elm Village – a case study of MG Elsa and the Urban Growth Project

Case Study by MG Elsa Dicks Urban Growth in Camden is a project of London charity Jobs in Mind, run in collaboration with Islington and Camden Master Gardeners as part of the Growing for Health Programme. It aims to support people in recovery from mental illness, and help them develop their prospects of worthwhile employment [...]

Do you know your perlite from your vermiculite? MGs enjoy training day on Container Growing

Do you know your perlite from your vermiculite? MGs enjoy training day on Container Growing

MGs came together on Sat 4th October for a fantastic day of learning all about container growing from Vertical Veg man himself Mark Ridsill Smith. All this in the inspiring surroundings of the Skip Garden at Kings Cross. MGs were joined by a few partners and households and we all got cosy inside a yurt [...]

The Tile House Sessions

The Tile House Sessions

The Tile House food growing sessions began with residents in May 2014 as part of the Growing for Health programme. The sessions were delivered by one of the project partners Global Generation under the expert supervision of community engagement officer Ciara. Tile House is a sheltered accommodation nestled in the residential area of the Kings [...]

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MGs enjoy a breathtaking treetop tour of Kew Gardens at Xmas Social !

MGs enjoy a breathtaking treetop tour of Kew Gardens at Xmas Social !Master Gardeners were treated to a spectactular tour of Kew Garden’s highlights by former Master Gardener Programme Manager, and current Grow Wild Partnership Manager Philip Turvil yesterday. We were also delighted to be joined by two of our project partners on the Growing for Health Programme – St Mungo’s Broadway and Centre 404. In the [...]

Winter fruit and Spring bulbs on Grow Clyde Road

Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community Garden

News

Garden Organic’s Master Gardener Programme wins national award

Garden Organic’s Master Gardener Programme wins national awardGarden Organic’s Master Gardener Programme is celebrating success after scooping the prestigious national ‘Education and Learning’ award, at the Local Food Awards. Competing against education and learning projects from across England, Garden Organic impressed the independent Local Food Panel with their model for cascading growing knowledge, backed by a central resource – in the form [...]

New project to get all schools in London growing!

Garden Organic’s National Volunteer Masters come together to celebrate growing people and plants

Case Studies

Herbal alchemy at Elm Village – a case study of MG Elsa and the Urban Growth Project

Herbal alchemy at Elm Village – a case study of MG Elsa and the Urban Growth ProjectCase Study by MG Elsa Dicks Urban Growth in Camden is a project of London charity Jobs in Mind, run in collaboration with Islington and Camden Master Gardeners as part of the Growing for Health Programme. It aims to support people in recovery from mental illness, and help them develop their prospects of worthwhile employment [...]

The Tile House Sessions

MG Phil and the Towers Gardening Group