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maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Anyone want to be famous? Richard, the Park Manager, passed this on to me.   Good afternoon to you all,   Channel 5, as you can see from the email below, are looking for gardeners for a new competition.   If you are interested please…"
Tuesday
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Hi Marie and Tom. You are now on the list. You are 2nd and 3rd - one person ahead of you. Maggie"
Jul 11
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Hi Marie, Changeover time as far as the plots are concerned is in February or March. Some people continue on and others give up their plots for various reasons and we then allocate people from the (currently short) waiting list. A trawl through the…"
Jul 8
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Brilliant, Leo. More the merrier in this weather! You need to text me on 07986599848, then I can put you in my contacts and invite you to the WhatsApp group. Maggie"
Jul 2
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Is anyone in the watering group not on the WhatsApp? Thinking that if everyone's on it, easier to use it for rota-related stuff. Maggie"
Jul 2
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Thanks Tiffany. Still need more people to sign up if we’re to have a good rota and no one having to do more than once a week. Who else?"
Jun 22
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Brilliant Kirstie. Thank you "
Jun 21
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Have you got a tap top, Kirsty? The other connector you need is on the hose already, tucked under the door. Suggest you keep the tap top in your pocket rather than leaving it on the tap while you're watering, just in case a child walks off with…"
Jun 21
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Watering Rota? With the prolonged drought and high temperatures forecast for next week, it's getting a bit do or die. A couple of years ago, people paired up to throughly water all the plots - 6 people, once a week each pair - and it really…"
Jun 21
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"That would be great Tiffany, if you could cover 1.00 to 2.00. I will be sure to be there by 1.50 or so, before you leave. Thanks! Maggie"
Jun 14
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Please reply if you haven't already... Can anyone spare an hour on Sunday afternoon to chat to people who visit the allotments as part of QP Open Gardens? (You're allowed to garden too!) It is from 1 - 6 and so far there is only me, Phil…"
Jun 14
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Thanks a lot fir watering Helen. Are you and Daniel around next Sunday afternoon?"
Jun 10
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"GARDEN TOGETHER next Sunday afternoon, June 17th. It is Queens Park Open Gardens day and we are one of the open gardens, so a great opportunity to both sort out and water the plots and chat to people coming by about what we are up to. Can you please…"
Jun 10
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Dry times. Do you think we should organise a watering rota? Any volunteers?"
Jun 10
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"Great to hear you've got help, Colm. I'd noticed not a lot was happening... "
Jun 10
maggie turp commented on Transition Kensal to Kilburn's group Queens Park Allotment (active group)
"It’s the communal potato bed, Kirsty - has nothing I. But potatoes.  Organised it at Big Dig as not enough refugee gardeners hung in with us. Hoping to have some of the children with us to harvest then share out the spuddies. Fausto did a…"
May 23

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Posted on November 1, 2010 at 16:40 2 Comments

I've just joined and look forward to meeting others. Two points of interest

1. My husband and I live in a conversation area and have had some (unsuccessful) negotiations with Brent Planning over solar panels for our front roof. We're now going ahead with panels on the sloping roof of our back extension - not as good but the best we can do at the moment.



2. I'm a long time allotment holder and skilled at preventing the weeds from growing when I'm out of town or out of…

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At 12:21 on March 11, 2018, Leo Johnson said…

Hi Maggie, good to talk just now. Looking forward to the next session. Still very committed despite being out of contact for so long! Sorry out of country and cant come today, Leo

At 11:39 on April 21, 2017, Kirsty Page said…

Hi Maggie!

Hope you're well. Sally messaged me yesterday about looking after one of the new beds in the main allotment area (you had also mentioned this to me the other weekend when we were filling them up). If I pop down tomorrow, would you be able to show me which one is still free? Only if you're already going to be down there, obviously!

Thanks :)

At 19:15 on February 18, 2017, Marianne Barkman said…

Thanks Maggie for your speedy reply.

However I have no idea at all where to find the Queens Park Allotment people. That's why I contacted you. I have no idea what the website is or which groups there are. I'm brand new. Have been very ill for over a year and have now come out of it.

I've heard about Permaculture, is that something you would do to stop the weeds?

If you would give me a name and contact details then I can go meet them and; also find out where you all are.

Thanks,

Marianne Barkman

07817224485

At 20:35 on May 28, 2014, Alex said…

destroyed bay

Hi Maggie!

Hope all is well. We met a couple of weeks ago. I am in the neighbouring plot to you, plot 3.

When I visited the allotments on Monday unfortunately I found several things missing/ damaged:

- radish seedilings that one of the other plotholders had kindly distributed

- chives that I had planted removed

- bay tree planted removed  and tossed on the plot and left to dry out (see photo)

-  leaves from chard growing removed.

As the allotments are in a public space I accept occasional incidents  as collateral damage but I consider so many things going in a relatively short time frame as sabotage and a far from warm welcome to QP allotments

Please can you keep an eye out and ensure that my plot is not inadvertently being cleared out when the garden blitzes are organised.

If there is anything about my plot that needs attention please let me know so that I can work on it myself,

Thanks and see you soon no doubt : )

At 11:54 on May 30, 2011, Ali McGinley said…
thanks Maggie! I joined Miko on Saturday and he showed me where and what everything was. I will try and come along next Saturday as well, although I am coming back from Holiday that morning so may not be back on time. I am definitely keen to keep involved, its a great wee site and I was so impressed with what you've all done so far!
At 8:22 on May 2, 2011, marjory fraser said…
Hi Maggie. I have managed to change the seedling swap to Sunday 15 May so we can involve the QP allotment. I have spoken to the manager of the cafe and he has given permission for us to use one their tables to put stuff on. I think this keeps things very simple and easy. I will be away from 4-11 May but will be back for the food group meeting. Look forward to seeing you then. Marjory
At 16:21 on April 3, 2011, marjory fraser said…

Hi Maggie

The seedling swap will be on 14 May. Would be great if you can help me with it. We can speak when you get back from holiday. Marjory

 
 
 

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