Queens Park Allotment (active group)

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Queens Park Allotment (active group)

Most of the plot is now divided into mini-plots, with individuals each taking responsibility for a numbered mini-plot. 'Garden together' events, where as many members as possible come along are posted on the website regularly. Large tools are provided but please bring your own small trowel, fork and gloves. If you are interested in having a mini-plot, please register on the website and post a comment with your enquiry. 

Location: Queens Park London Kingswood Ave NW6 6SG
Members: 62
Latest Activity: on Friday

Big Dig March 2013 - "Le Grand Royal Bee Palace Extraordinaire"

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Comment by Janey McAllester on May 16, 2014 at 21:59

Great gardening meeting this evening and just sorry nobody made it from Queens Park allotment.  The other groups are keen for volunteers so if anyone asks to join QP allotment and there isn't room please direct them to the William Saville & Dunbar, Fiveways or Brondesbury Station groups all of whom garden on a communal basis.

Comment by Nilufer on May 16, 2014 at 17:55

Hi, I planted some onion today and watered all over a bit...I will try to come for an hour tomorrow, see u then...nilufer

Comment by Julienne McLean on May 15, 2014 at 12:24

Thanks, Maggie, for your helpful advice. I tried to take out as many weeds and horseradish shoots yesterday, so please do take out the rest. Sorry that I can't join you on Saturday, as I am working out of London. All the allotments, and the whole garden, is looking so lovely!

Julienne 

Comment by maggie turp on May 15, 2014 at 11:59

Sorry, Julienne, I meant Saturday morning, not tomorrow morning...  Maggie

Comment by maggie turp on May 15, 2014 at 11:58

HORSERADISH SEARCH AND DESTROY

So far it's me, Jenna and Caroline on Saturday from 9.00 - 11.00. Can anyone else join us at that time? Maggie

Comment by maggie turp on May 15, 2014 at 11:57

Hi All.

Julienne, pepper seeds don't usually go straight into the ground. They get raised in pots and planted out later. They are not really suited to our climate so you have to start them indoors earlier on (same as tomatoes). It's too late for that this year, I'm afraid. They won't have a long enough growing season to get around to fruiting. Beetroot is good though and, yes, start harvesting the larger radishes in the row and that will create more room for the little ones to grow. Julienne, you have horse-radish in your allotment I'm afraid and it needs to come out. If you can't get to the allotment tomorrow morning - we are there from 9 - 11 - shall we dig it out for you?  Maggie

Comment by Jenna on May 14, 2014 at 19:23
Sounds great Caroline. See you then.
Comment by Caroline Turner on May 14, 2014 at 18:49
Thanks Julienne I might grab some sweet pepper seeds to try. Re radishes... I have gauged harvest by size... Mine seem to have grown rapidly and in abundance.
Maggie Jenna I should be at the garden on Saturday morning between 9 and 10.30.
Comment by Julienne McLean on May 14, 2014 at 16:34

I planted beetroot seeds today, and have some leftover if anyone wants to use them - also have red and green (sweet) pepper seeds if anyone can use them too?

Radishes growing well - when is the best time to harvest them?

Julienne (mini plot 7) 

Comment by Jenna on May 14, 2014 at 11:17
Hi Maggie, I can be there on Saturday morning to help out with the search and destroy.

Thanks,
Jenna
 

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