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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 […]

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Free wildflower kits!

Free wildflower kits!Master Gardeners enthusiastically took part in Kew’s Grow Wild programme last year, transforming spaces into colourful, bee-friendly wildflower havens. The good news is that you can take part again this year. Kew has thousands of free seed kits to share. Last year, 56 volunteers received enough kits to share with nearly 2,000 people, let’s see […]

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Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshop

Master Gardeners nail upcycling at In-Service Training workshopWhat 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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