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Please see below for all the latest news from the Croydon Master Gardener / Food Buddies programme


South London Master Gardeners – 6000 hours of local advice and support growing food

South London Master Gardeners – 6000 hours of local advice and support growing foodWe’ve had an excellent run under the Local Food funding. We’ve reached Yr 5, Quarter 2 of our programme. There was 3 year’s funding initially, and that was extended by 18 months due to enormous success.  However, all good things must come to an end. And so, a little poignantly, this is the last story […]

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Extra Training Day – February

Extra Training Day – FebruaryIt was a most convivial and cheery gathering of the South London Master Gardeners, but just a little poignant. This was the last of the meetings under our Local Food funding. No matter! Action planning, inspiration in food growing and team-building were the aims of the day. Master Gardeners may be losing the t-shirt, but […]

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Seed Swap and Growing advice Extravaganza at Crystal Palace

Seed Swap and Growing advice Extravaganza at Crystal PalaceLots of lovely interaction took place on 8th Feb – a wonderful kick start to the growing season of 2014! And in an otherwise blustery and hailing day, we enjoyed a couple of hours of lovely sunshine. Blessed indeed. 20-odd South London Master Gardeners flooded the very dynamic Crystal Palace scene – half at the […]

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Master Gardeners – with distinction

Master Gardeners – with distinction13 of our April 2013 cohort of MGs have been awarded the status of Master Gardener with Distiction. They’ve successfully supported communities to grow their own food, and met, or substantially gone towards meeting the 12 month targets of: supporting five households or groups done 30 hours volunteering had 50 food growing conversations in the […]

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Philip is moving on…

Philip is moving on…Our ever-inspiring leader and colleague, Philip Turvil, has left the programme and Garden Organic to take up a wonderful opportunity at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. We’re dismayed but very pleased for him, as he is a thoroughly decent chap and deserves to go far! Philip clocked up an amazing 30 or more induction training weekends […]

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