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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 Would you like to learn to grow your own fruit and veg? Brittney-for-web
 
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 [...]

Would you like to learn to grow your own fruit and veg?

Would you like to learn to grow your own fruit and veg?

Volunteer Master Gardeners offer ‘free’ food growing advice and support to local residents and groups in Islington and Camden.     Receive up to 12 months free advice on growing herbs, fruit and veg Join a group of neighbours, friends or family and share the enjoyment of growing with others Learn to eat more healthily, [...]

Brittney-for-web

MG Brittney joins the ‘Growbags to Gourmets’ cookery course at St Lukes

In this blog, MG Brittney shares her experiences of volunteering at St Lukes Community Centre, as part of the cookery series ‘Grow Bags to Gourmets’     ”In each of the cookery classes there are about 8-10 people all over the age of 60 that attend this monthly workshop. They have various mobility issues and [...]

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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 GrowingMGs 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 [...]

Would you like to learn to grow your own fruit and veg?

MG Brittney joins the ‘Growbags to Gourmets’ cookery course at St Lukes

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