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Free wildflower seed kits!

Free wildflower seed kits!Master Gardeners enthusiastically took part in Kew’s Grow Wild programme last year, transforming spaces into colourful, bee-friendly wildflower havens. The good news is that you can take part again this year. Kew has thousands of free seed kits to share. Last year, 56 volunteers received enough kits to share with nearly 2,000 people, let’s see […]

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Sowing seeds at Summer Play Day

Sowing seeds at Summer Play DayMG Niki and Co-ordinator Liza met dozens of little growers and their parents at a busy Summer Play Day at Riverside Children’s centre. There were a few spots of rain but it didn’t put off the keen youngsters, who joined us to play “What vegetable is this?” We were very impressed how many tots recognised […]

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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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Blowy day at Cozenton Festival

Master Gardeners Julie and Graham were at the Cozenton Horicultural Festival in Rainham at the weekend, giving out leaflets and advice. They spoke to some 35 visitors to the stall about growing vegetables in their gardens, plant pots and allotments. Despite the blustery wind and a few spots of rain they chatted about the health, […]

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Wayfield Children’s Centre Picnic and Play – and sow!

Young families attending Wayfield Children’s Centre’s got down to some gardening and sowing with Master Gardener Kerry at their Picnic and Play session. The tub of compost came out and little hands were soon digging in and filling paper pots. The children sowed peas and chard to take home while Kerry chatted to mums about […]

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