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Incredible Edible Feasting

Incredible Edible FeastingLocal communal feasting featured several Master Gardeners at the Garden Museum in Lambeth. The occasion was the 3rd Incredible Edible Lambeth AGM and Harvest Feast on 19th October. Lambeth MGs turned out as part of their MG and other growing/eating Lambeth interests. Anthea, Vernon, Ruth, Rosemary, Melanie and myself mingling with Milkwood Road Gardens, Loughborough […]

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A smashing Streatham squash and apple harvest event

A smashing Streatham squash and apple harvest eventCommunity growing is followed by community harvesting and feasting and in Lambeth 2013 has been a bumper year. Streatham Common Community Garden has been supported by very fine Master Gardeners, Kate and Joan in particular as well as Hilda and Gloria. The productive garden goes from strength to strength and is now able to employ […]

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DING DING ALL ABOARD! The Edible Bus Station at Crystal Palace

DING DING ALL ABOARD! The Edible Bus Station at Crystal PalaceMG Mark and and son Callum report on a Sunday of growing prep… DING DING ALL ABOARD! The Edible Bus Station at Crystal Palace’s Community Ground Breaking Day was on SUNDAY 20th October. We marked out the initial patch of ground and dug in Llama manure that was wheel barrowed up from the Capel Manor […]

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It’s a wormery clear out

It’s a wormery clear outThere was more activity in and behind the bike sheds at Blue Star House in Brixton at lunchtime today. The 1960s block nurtures a healthy ecology of compost worms in several bike shed wormery stacks. Officers from the Sustainability and Transport teams at London Borough of Lambeth, joined by me, turned out the wormery trays. […]

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Strawberry runners and beans

Strawberry runners and beansMG Guy, one of the award-winning team at Doddington Estate in Battersea, writes about September activity. We’ve been busy at the Doddington & Rollo Community Roof Garden (slight addition to the name there). We hosted 15 school girls as part of the Challenge Network, they helped us with potting up strawberry runners, organising our mulch […]

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