June is upon us already!
Here’s an update on activities coming up at Mobile Garden City during the next month. Gardening activities are suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Please wear closed-toe shoes and sensible clothes that you don’t mind getting mucky. All equipment and tools are provided. Come get involved!
June Opening Hours:
- Mondays 1-3pm
Community drop-in session & workshop (Community gardener is in attendance). An opportunity to put your gardening queries to our Gardener and meet other volunteers and members of the local community. Everyone is welcome to join the gardening workshops between 1-2pm:
5th June Grow your own Salad
12th June (5-7pm) Evening workshop: Growing Kohlrabi, Sprouts & Chinese Cabbage
19th June Learn to Grow Brassicas
26th June Growing for Winter
Wednesdays 5 - 7pm
Evening Gardening (community gardener is in attendance).
Get stuck in with various seasonal gardening tasks including planting, watering, propagation, weeding & turning compost. All welcome!
Market Garden session (community gardener in attendance).
Learn about urban food growing and the principles of growing organic fruit and veg to sell. Induction required (contact below)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 5pm
Self-Guided Gardening. Come and tend to the plants within the community beds. Our gardener is not attendance, but a task list is kept on site for guidance.
Additional events this month:
Full Volunteering Day - Wednesday 7th June (10am-4pm)
We work with volunteers from local organisations, businesses and corporates to undertake practical tasks to improve the community garden. Want to help out on one of these days too? Contact us to reserve your place.
The Great Get Together - Sunday 18th June (from 12 noon)
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is holding a fun-filled giant picnic on the North of the Park. The event forms part of a nationwide event in partnership with the Jo Cox Foundation to bring communities together to celebrate connections and commonality. Find out more here: http://www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/whats-on/events/2017/06/the-great-get-together
For more information or to reserve your place at a session, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02089851755