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Beans and Saxons!

We were very happy to join Year Five pupils at St Mary’s Catholic school in Gillingham for a lesson about Anglo Saxons and the food they would have eaten.  Anglo Saxons did not have all the vegetables we have today but they did eat peas, beans, parsnips, turnips, leeks, onions and garlic. Then the pupils […]

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Delce Children’s Centre gets growing with MG Meagan

Master Gardener Meagan, who has a particular interest in wildlife gardening, has been working Children and Families Services Strategic Co-ordinator Clare Foreman at Delce Children’s Centre in Rochester. Meagan has been giving advice: “I have given a list to Clare of what to get in terms of seeds/seedlings and she managed to get volunteers to […]

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Bumper first year for supported grower Alison!

Bumper first year for supported grower Alison!What a year it’s been for new veg grower Alison! The first-timer has gone from nothing to a greenhouse bursting with tomatoes, an explosion of crisp salad leaves and forest of young leeks. Strawberries are happy in a hanging basket, courgettes in a raised bed. Alison is helped in her Hoo garden by Master Gardener […]

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High Hopes revamped with paths and a patio

High Hopes revamped with paths and a patioHigh Hopes growers are delighted with the new look to their community garden after a smart patio and flagged path were laid at the Gillingham site. Now visiors and growers will have somewhere to barbecue, socialise or just sit back and enjoy the lovely surroundings. The garden, behind the Sunlight Centre, in Richmond Road, Gillingham, […]

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Maundene School get set with chard and onions

Master Gardener Jill Zago has been helping pupils at Maundene School to start a productive garden. Jill says: “The Maundene children have planted (with my assistance!) peas which they had grown over the holiday, onions, Swiss chard, basil, coriander and spinach. “I have encouraged them to try to encourage each other not to walk over […]

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