Posts Categorized: Green and Gardening group

Ideas about Green Issues

This note attempts to record some local discussions with a few interested people. Using the format of the concentric circles that we have found useful as it helps us feel better about thinking we are powerless about the big stuff and that small stuff is trivial and silly.  It could help us have a more… Read more »

Successful weekend: Jumble Trail and Gardening Autumn Tidy

Lovely weather on Saturday certainly helped with the first Jumble Trail – a new idea for the area but well established elsewhere : an explanation is: A Jumble Trail is like a car boot sale but for your street. Neighbours set up stalls outside their homes to sell bric-a-brac, toys, vintage clothes, veg from the… Read more »

Raglan Street Gardens

Quote from Camden New Journal 2011 [this is here as we haven’t found a way of inserting a post later in the history line of the website and we wanted to have this in Gardening section…] A garden in Raglan Street, Kentish Town has become a favoured resting spot for teachers from the nearby St… Read more »

The greening of Willes Rd.

  Great work by Willes Rd residents – planting session –  Organised by Don. They ask – why not close the street once a month and have a play street? Why not indeed? And congratulations to The George for its unfailing floral display… and for the community garden opposite – funded by Camden but designed… Read more »

The Gardener at Kentish Town Tube

Drew Porlock is one of the staff at the tube station and the plants there are entirely his work.  He has bought them and maintains them and replaces them when they are nicked – which they are sometimes.  (There are some very sad, nasty people around.) He said “I haven’t got a garden at home… Read more »