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: 65
Latest Activity: Jun 14

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

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Comment by maggie turp on March 10, 2012 at 8:51

I think we can make some raised beds tomorrow, Miko, can't we? Should I bring any tools or will you bring everything? I have an electric jigsaw I could bring and an extension lead. (I expect the cafe would let us use their power and maybe we could get more done than if we're sawing by hand.)

If we're making fruit bush circles out of half-log edging, it's good to have a hammer and some pliers. Let me know ... See you there.

Comment by miko adam-kando on February 13, 2012 at 14:15

Lovely day Saturday - was glorious in the park with low light on snow!  

Welcome to new member Chessie and thanks to Chessie and Pearl for braving the cold and helping out :)

We did some general tidying and mulched the apple trees with some shredded paper and wood-chip - just waiting for ground to thaw and we can get stuck in preparing for new plantings.

Comment by miko adam-kando on February 13, 2012 at 14:12

Glorious day on Saturday in the park, lovely low winter light on the snow was magical!

No digging as ground was frozen but many thanks to Pearl and new volunteer Chessie for coming along and helping out. We cleared away some old plants for composting and also used some shredded paper and wood-chip to mulch around apple trees.

 

Comment by Chessie on February 11, 2012 at 14:10
Re: Pallets, there's two that hve been discarded on the pavement on coomasse road, just off Portnal road. I don't have a car otherwise I'd brig them up with me now! (running slightly late sorry)
Comment by miko adam-kando on February 6, 2012 at 13:01
Great see you then!
Comment by Chessie on February 6, 2012 at 12:02

Great, thanks so much! Looking forward to it. Now all I need to do is figure out where I've put all my gardening clothes...

See you Saturday!

Chessie

Comment by miko adam-kando on February 6, 2012 at 11:46

Hi Chessie!

Yes always room for more hands! The beds are directly behind the Cafe in  Queens Park - facing the Cafe, walk to the left (next to tennis courts) and the beds are on the right behind the Cafe. 

Be great to meet you!

Miko.

Comment by Chessie on February 6, 2012 at 11:42

Hi Miko! I'd also like to come along to help out this weekend if there's room for more hands? What is the actual address/access route seeing as I havent been before?

Chessie

Comment by miko adam-kando on February 6, 2012 at 11:37

Hi Candida,

We could meet this Saturday at 2pm for some work in the allotment?

As to gardener, there is a shop on Chamberlayne Road near the special needs school that you could try. (I have not dealt with them myself)

Let me know if Saturday at 2pm suits you (and anyone else who'd like to come! )?

Bye,

Miko.

Comment by Candida de Melo on February 5, 2012 at 17:35

also I would love to meet someone with gardening experience  to help me get started with a  garden in KR .please send a message or  email me  direct to mcnutrition@aol.om.  If you see Nadia please can you ask her to get in touch with Candida  ......good week everyone! lovely snow today 

 

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