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To dig – or not to dig? Master Gardeners find out at In-Service training.

To dig – or not to dig? Master Gardeners find out at In-Service training.No-Dig techniques are certainly fashionable – but do they work in a busy, productive space growing a wide range of crops? Medway Master Gardeners visited Sissinghurst Castle vegetable gardens, near Cranbrook, for their In-Service training to find out how the system works there. It was a very blowy day but there were still quite a […]

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Become a Growing Health Champion

Are you? involved in a food growing project a health/charity professional or commissioner part of a patient group an academic Growing Health is looking to recruit active champions to support the project’s mission and for being an advocate for the health and wellbeing benefits of community food growing. Growing Health is a national project run […]

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Trugs and tubs make great ponds!

Trugs and tubs make great ponds!No matter how small the space, you can still have water in your garden. Medway Master Gardeners learned about the value even a tiny pond can bring to a growing space at their latest In-Service Training day. Maureen Rainey of Kent Wildlife Trust led the day’s workshop, set at the trust’s lovely headquarters at Tyland […]

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Salad Leaf Bingo at Winter Training Day

Salad Leaf Bingo at Winter Training DayEyes down for a full house – Medway Master Gardeners enjoyed a lively game of salad leaf bingo at their winter in-service training day on Saturday 17th January. They had to match the right name and the right leaf to each picture. With a lot of discussion and a lot of nibbling of leaves – […]

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Horticultural courses at Medway campus

Hadlow College’s Medway Campus is in Rainham, close to Splashes Leisure Centre. They teach part-time horticulture courses, including RHS qualifications, using the on-site facilities. to open our doors and show off our wonderful facilities. The campus is at  Bloors Lane, Rainham, Kent, ME8 7EG, Tel: 0500 551434, Fax: 01732 853207, Email: enquiries@hadlow.ac.uk More details about […]

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