Master Gardeners login
Featured Stories
Kill or cure? Plants as medicine at In Service Training day and social Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshop Summer Planting and Strawberries for final session on Clyde Road Meet the new Master Gardeners Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot
 
Kill or cure? Plants as medicine at In Service Training day and social

Kill or cure? Plants as medicine at In Service Training day and social

Plants evolved to avoid being eaten – so most of them are poisonous – but that hasn’t stopped us making good use of their toxicity to create useful medicines. North London Master Gardeners were fascinated to hear the history of plant-based medicine at their winter In-Service training day on Friday (December 11th). We were joined […]

Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshop

Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshop

What can you make out of scrap wood, abandoned pallets and disposable brewery kegs? Amazing things, as North London Master Gardeners found out at their latest In-Service Training Day on Saturday. Our workshop leaders were Small World Urbanism, a collective whose vision is “to see a world where the streets are green and abundant with […]

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 […]

Master Gardeners' blog posts

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!

News

Kill or cure? Plants as medicine at In Service Training day and social

Kill or cure? Plants as medicine at In Service Training day and socialPlants evolved to avoid being eaten – so most of them are poisonous – but that hasn’t stopped us making good use of their toxicity to create useful medicines. North London Master Gardeners were fascinated to hear the history of plant-based medicine at their winter In-Service training day on Friday (December 11th). We were joined […]

Free wildflower kits!

Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshop

Case Studies

Courgette pasta at Aberdeen Park

Courgette pasta at Aberdeen ParkBy Master Gardener Dorothy Aberdeen Park is an 11-bed rehabilitation unit, part of Camden and Islington NHS Foundation in North London. It offers support with independent living for people with high needs and intensive recovery and rehabilitation for people who have been in acute services. The unit is housed in a beautiful Victorian house in […]

Barbecue at Conway House

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