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: 63
Latest Activity: on Wednesday

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

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Comment by maggie turp on April 15, 2016 at 8:14

WEAR YOUR WOOLIES!

Hi everyone, Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Forecast is for it to be dry in the morning, thank goodness, but only 9 degrees. Bring gardening gloves and small tools if you have them. Kim, we definitely have a mini plot available for you now. Best, Maggie

Comment by Julienne McLean on April 11, 2016 at 13:12

Dear Maggie,

Thanks for your advice and I am looking forward to the big dig on Saturday - what time are people planning to come along and start digging!

All best, Julienne 

Comment by Kim Hay on April 10, 2016 at 19:59

Thanks Maggi! Will do. See you at the Big Dig! Cheers, Kim

Comment by maggie turp on April 10, 2016 at 15:02

Hi Kim and everyone... For the Big Dig, it's useful to bring gardening gloves and small tools if you have any. There are never enough! You might want to mark the handles of your small tools with a felt-tip pen so that you are sure to get them back at the end. Thanks for your tip, Nilufer. I thought it was especially useful for people who don't have room for a compost heap - and it makes some highly transportable fertiliser for people to bring up to their mini-plots. See you all at the weekend. Maggie

Comment by Fausto Llopis on April 9, 2016 at 9:42

Hi, lovely people.

Jenna cant make the 13th

I wont make it on the 16th as a job has come up.

I will be around 12 tomorrow if anyone is around...

Nilufer thanks for the advice

Have a good day!!

Comment by Nilufer on April 8, 2016 at 14:48

Just a tip, collect your banana skins and egg shells and dry them at home then put them in the oven to make them really dry. After, grind them and sprinkle on your allotment which will make the soil potassium and calcium rich ...You can also buy some seaweed natural fertilizer from ebay and sprinkle together with your banana, egg powder..Seaweed has been used as a soil improve for centuries, particularly in coastal areas. Seaweed contains several useful plant nutrients, including nitrogen, potassium, phosphate and magnesium.

Comment by Kim Hay on April 8, 2016 at 8:11

Hi everyone, 

Looking forward to meeting you all at the Big Dig next Saturday. Just wondering if there is anything I need to bring?

Cheers

Kim

Comment by Nilufer on April 7, 2016 at 20:35

Sorry I can't do wednesdays, otherwise i would definitely be there...nilufer

Comment by Jenna on April 6, 2016 at 14:58

Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to ask if anyone will be around on the 13th for about an hour from 12.30pm? Mick from the park would like one (or more) of us to be around to speak with the committee. We just need to talk about the benefits of the space and what it means to the community. It will be very informal and personable - not scary. (Actions like this help councils and other governing bodies to see the wonderful benefits of community gardening, and hopefully encourage their growth!) Unfortunately I have too much on at work, so I won't be able to take the day off. Let me know if anyone is free, and I can let Mick know.

Aside from that, I am looking forward to the get together on the 16th. Who else is able to make it?

Thanks,

Jenna

Comment by Kim Hay on March 16, 2016 at 22:20

Hello all! 

Apologies for the complete non-response on my part, I'm in Australia at the moment. Unfortunately it means I can't come along this weekend though I would love to, though I can definitely come along on the 16th of April to lend a hand - I fly back into to the country on the 11th.

And if there is a spare plot going then I would love to take care of it! - Kim

 

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