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Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community Garden

Do you know your pak choi from your mizuna? MGs test their knowledge at Training Day in Olden Community GardenMaster Gardeners and supported growers turned out in impressive numbers last Saturday for the next in the series of Master Gardener Training Days. This time the topic was ‘Preparing Your Plot for Winter’ at the beautiful Olden Community Garden. Anton Rosenfeld led the day’s proceedings and started off with a roll call of all the […]

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Master Gardeners share ideas for a borough wide Islington Food Strategy!

P1040224Last week on Thurs 6 November,  four master gardeners were invited, along with other participants from community organisations, to attend a workshop organised by Islington Public Health to discuss its long term Food Strategy. Alison, Annie, Dorothy and myself (Helene) attended the event at Platform, Hornsey Road Baths. Presentations were given on the vision and […]

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We’re back! Autumn nurture and Winter crops on Grow Clyde Road

We’re back! Autumn nurture and Winter crops on Grow Clyde RoadIt was fantastic to be back at Grow Clyde Road for the start of our monthly Saturday sessions. The unusually warm weather had kept the plots looking pretty good over the last two months; the runner beans were still flowering and producing tender long beans. Some of the brassicas that we put in last time […]

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Master Gardener Training Day on ‘Preparing Your Plot for Winter’ Saturday 29th November 2014

Master Gardener Training Day on ‘Preparing Your Plot for Winter’ Saturday 29th November 2014We hope you’ll join us for this wonderful opportunity to learn more about growing through the winter. The morning workshop will cover: Ideas of what crops to grow over winter Suggested ways of filling the hungry gap How to extend the growing season / crop varieties that grow for longer Protected cropping – fleece, cloches, […]

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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 […]

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