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A great end to a great project

A great end to a great projectOur wonderful North London Master Gardener programme, Growing for Health, has now come to an end. The project ran from 2014-16 across the boroughs of Camden and Islington. In that time our volunteers recorded an amazing 3,199 hours of volunteering, delivering more than 370 food-growing sessions. The Master Gardeners worked with people living with long-term […]

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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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Herbs, Spuds and Beetroot

Herbs, Spuds and BeetrootAfter 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 […]

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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 […]

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Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening Group

Looking forward to harvest time at The Conway House Gardening GroupGosia 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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