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Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road Meet the new Master Gardeners Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot Growing space now ready for planting at Haverstock Hill Gardening Group! Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening Group
 
Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road

Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road

The morning grey skies cleared just in time for us to get everything ready for the main growing season. Before the session officially started, Ciaran and Charles were already setting up with an array of lush plants ready to go in the two communal beds. We tidied up the bed on Fairweather Close, and got […]

Meet the new Master Gardeners

Meet the new Master Gardeners

A very warm welcome to North London’s new Master Gardeners, who completed their induction training at the weekend (16/17th May) and are now fully-fledged food-growing mentors. The 21 keen volunteers are ready to start helping people in the boroughs of Camden and Islington grow their own food to benefit health, happiness and wellbeing. Over two […]

Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot

Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot

After the morning rain, which was much needed, we got stuck into a couple of hours of gardening. April is a busy time for gardeners, getting the soil ready, mulching fruit, sowing hardy crops in the ground, sowing tender crops indoors and last-minute planning. The plot on Fairweather Close looked much better after last month’s […]

Growing space now ready for planting at Haverstock Hill Gardening Group!

Growing space now ready for planting at Haverstock Hill Gardening Group!

Tasha Eve a Master Gardener at Haverstock Hill, a St Mungos Broadway Sheltered Housing project shares the latest progress of the gardening group. These activities form part of the Growing for Health programme ”Fellow Master Gardner Les Coupland and I first got involved with the gardening project at Haverstock Hill in August 2014. We started […]

Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening Group

Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening Group

Gosia Glinska, Work and Learning Mentor at Conway House, a  Sheltered Housing scheme run by Saphire Independent Housing shares the latest progress of their gardening group and the welcome involvement of Master Gardener Helene Guild. ”Up until September 2014 the garden of our hostel was underused and crying out for attention,  so I spoke to […]

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Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road

Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde RoadThe morning grey skies cleared just in time for us to get everything ready for the main growing season. Before the session officially started, Ciaran and Charles were already setting up with an array of lush plants ready to go in the two communal beds. We tidied up the bed on Fairweather Close, and got […]

Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot

Growing space now ready for planting at Haverstock Hill Gardening Group!

Events

Aug 13th: Family Fun Day

Family fun afternoon at Sidings Community Centre, 150 Brassey Road, London NW6 2BA on Thursday 13th August 2015, 12:00 – 4pm. The theme is health and healthy living, there will be activities for children and a Master Gardener stall.

Sep 12th: Cumberland Market Community Festival

News

Friday August 7th – Master Gardener social meet-up

summer-2009-150×150Come and catch up with your fellow Master Gardeners! We’ll be at King Henry’s Walk Garden on Friday August 7th for our lastest social meet-up. Look round the lovely garden, have a chat and hear what other volunteers are up to. Bring any left-over plants, preserves or pickles or any seeds to swap – especially […]

Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road

Meet the new Master Gardeners

Case Studies

Barbecue at Conway House

Barbecue at Conway HouseSapphire Housing (Conway House) organised a summer barbecue in May to celebrate the work of volunteers at the hostel including Master Gardeners. Co-ordinator Liza attended and met staff and residents in the sunny gardens at the back of the building. Master Gardener Helene has worked with hostel residents to create a productive garden with a […]

Growing space now ready for planting at Haverstock Hill Gardening Group!

Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening Group