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First householder!

And so it begins. If the other nine householders I can sign up are as charming and enthusiastic as the first, my job will be done for me. LOTS of work to do to get the garden veg-friendly (hooray for raised beds) but she is very keen.

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Training Day!

By our new Master Gardeners: The new South London Master Gardeners are wonderful, and have been let loose on this blogging site for the first time – but not the last! They have also been let loose on the residents of Southwark (although some are leaning towards Lewisham). Watch out London! They’ve caught you green-fingered! […]

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My first Household visit

My first Household visitYep, I did it, finally going to a resident, in SW9. I spent well over an hour talking about her crops and their problems and how to overcome them…whilst also considering ways of introducing rotation, germinating seeds early, watering, weeding, nettle fertiliser, tomato fruit maturation after summer, shade causing poor broccoli development, leaving parsnips in […]

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Master Gardener Jean at the Cowley Harvest Family Fun Day

Master Gardener Jean at the Cowley Harvest Family Fun DayCowley Estate has an extraordinary Vegetable Food Farm. The event was organised as a way of celebrating the farm (which even has its own wormery) and also, to strengthen community bonds  after a local resident attempted to abduct a child from the estate. There were lots of activities for children; a bouncy castle, trampoline, African […]

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Cowley Harvest Family Fun Day

Jean and Mayor of Lambeth.JPGSaturday 18th September 2010. Jean Brown South London Master Gardener, meets new Mayor of Lambeth Councillor Dr. Neeraj Patil and encourages him to take the One Pot Pledge. Jean and Mayor of Lambeth.JPG (148 KB)

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