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Brittney-for-web Veteran MG Brigid shares her gardening top tips and achievements! Grow Clyde Road Wins ‘Best Vegetable Garden Category’ in Peabody in Bloom Awards 2014! Master Gardener Training Day on Container Growing – Sat 4th October 2014 Late summer harvest celebration on Grow Clyde Road!
 
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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 [...]

Veteran MG Brigid shares her gardening top tips and achievements!

Veteran MG Brigid shares her gardening top tips and achievements!

Dear all, September has arrived so now is the time to take stock of our gardening efforts. What went well and what didn’t work out so well? Did you eat your own nutritious produce? Didn’t it taste much better? My biggest success was in growing ‘mouse melon‘ plants (Melothia Scabra) – pictured above, from seed [...]

Grow Clyde Road Wins ‘Best Vegetable Garden Category’ in Peabody in Bloom Awards 2014!

Grow Clyde Road Wins ‘Best Vegetable Garden Category’ in Peabody in Bloom Awards 2014!

Garden Organic’s ‘Grow Clyde Road’ community food growing project has won ‘Best Vegetable Garden‘ in the Peabody in Bloom Awards 2014. The project was funded by the Peabody Housing Trust to encourage residents of the Clyde Road Estate to become more active in their local community through a shared interest in food growing. Since the [...]

Master Gardener Training Day on Container Growing – Sat 4th October 2014

Master Gardener Training Day on Container Growing – Sat 4th October 2014

We hope you’ll come along to this fantastic opportunity to learn more about container growing. The workshop’s morning session will cover What to grow in containers and spacing and cover choosing the best crops to grow in containers and what size containers are best. We will also cover:  How many plants can you grow in [...]

Late summer harvest celebration on Grow Clyde Road!

Late summer harvest celebration on Grow Clyde Road!

It was time for us to all get together and celebrate all the work that had gone into the last six months on Clyde Road. Over this time, two communal beds have been reclaimed and nurtured with edible crops from sweet cordon tomatoes to alpine strawberries. Over 230 hours have been volunteered by you, the [...]

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

Brittney-for-webIn 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 [...]

Veteran MG Brigid shares her gardening top tips and achievements!

Grow Clyde Road Wins ‘Best Vegetable Garden Category’ in Peabody in Bloom Awards 2014!

Events

Sat 11th and Sun 12th October 2014: The Great Seed Festival, London

Sat 11th and Sun 12th October 2014: The Great Seed Festival, London  Plans are coming together for The Great Seed Festival taking place in London in October as part of food sovereignty month. A number of organisations and venues across London have committed to taking part, including The Garden Museum, Chelsea Physic Garden and the Women’s Environmental Network among others. Sessions will run all weekend on [...]

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

MG Phil and the Towers Gardening Group

MG Phil and the Towers Gardening GroupPhil Guest has been a Master Gardener since 2013 and willingly agreed to continue to support the new Growing for Health programme in 2014. A retired professional gardener, Phil is known by just about everybody on his Estate. He’s the sort of person who’s always willing to help, whatever the issue.  In 2011 the Circle [...]

Grow Your Own at St Mungo’s – MG Alan’s story

TV fame for Master Gardener Robbie Samuda