Free gardening workshops at the Royal Docks

Project Category: Community Interest CompanyProject Tags: Children & young people, Education, Jobs & Skills, Gardening & Food Growing, Health & Wellbeing, Older People, Other and Parks & Open Spaces

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    The Crystal Garden, Royal Victoria Docks Calling all gardeners! Join us for our free sessions at the Crystal Garden, 1 Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1GB Workshops are all drop-in sessions and will take place on the following dates: Monday 2 March – 10am – 1pm – Pruning fruit trees Friday 6 March – 10am – 1pm – Grafting fruit trees Tuesday 10 March – 10am – 1pm – Fertility and comfrey planting in the orchard Monday 23 March – 10am – 1pm – Natural pest control in the orchard Thursday 19 March, 10am – 12noon – Flower propagation for beginners Saturday 21 March, 10am – 12noon – Flower propagation for beginners Thursday 26 March, 10am – 12noon – How to grow herbs Saturday 25 April, 10am – 12noon – How to grow herbs The London Borough of Newham in partnership with the Siemens Crystal and the Mayor of London is establishing a new community garden next door to the Siemens Crystal building. We are looking for volunteers to get involved in shaping and maintaining this exciting new project in the Royal Docks. This is an opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people. Whether you’re a keen gardener or a beginner, put your gardening gloves on and make a difference to your local area. HUB, developers of the nearby Hoola project on Tidal Basin Road, have agreed to sponsor a series of workshops in the new garden starting in Spring 2015. Please meet in the garden for workshops and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

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    The community garden is located south of the Siemens Crystal.