Growing in Haringey

GiHlogoGrowingInHaringey.org.uk is an informal network for community gardens & anyone promoting sustainable food growing & gardening in Haringey.    Contact Pamela Harling pjharling@hotmail.com.

The GiH email discussion group enables people interested in community & sustainable gardening to share information and resources.Subscribe to the email group here

Follow us on Twitter @growinharingey and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/growinginharingey

GiH can hold grant money for you in our bank account if your group does not have one. 


STOP PRESS! Winter Fair at Lordship Rec community hub Saturday 11th December 1-6pm. GiH will be there with plants and seeds. Come and say hello…

wintr solsticeIt’s winter and we are about to celebrate the turning of the year. Leave hollow stems and undisturbed corners in your garden for the small creatures to overwinter in.  Feed and water your visiting birds. Spend the cold days keeping warm indoors and planning for the new growing year.

Thinking ahead: we would like to relaunch the GiH network in the spring – let us know your ideas for our future. Thank you.

Some community gardening is now restarting – check websites for details. 

Wolves Lane Plant Centre (Wolves Lane, Wood Green, N22) is holding plant sales every Sunday from 11am to 3pm.

In the meantime, for gardening advice and online training why not look at the Eden Project, Capital Growth and London Permaculture websites.

   

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Current opportunities for volunteer gardening (check websites for details)

Thursdays 9am to 12am, Wolves Lane Centre, Wolves Lane, N22 5JD
Tuesdays and Fridays 11.00 am to 3pm, Harmony Gardens (behind Broadwater Farm Community Centre, Adams Rd, N17 7HE), Twitter @HarmonyGG
Mondays 12 to 2pm, Friends of Tottenham Green N15, Facebook group – check this
Fridays 10am to 1.30pm, The Mulberry Tree Community Garden, Quaker Meeting House, 594 Tottenham High Road (near Aldi), N17 9TA

Sundays 10am-2pm, Edible Landscapes in Finsbury Park, Manor House entrance, N4 2NQ.

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) in Haringey run practical projects across parks and green spaces in Haringey. www.tcv.org.uk/london/haringey

For fruit harvesting in gardens, see www.UrbanHarvest.org.uk


GiH was involved in setting up the sustainable food strategy for the London Borough of Haringey


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Crop Drop  is Haringey’s very own organic veg (& fruit) bag scheme.


GiH is a member of Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming, including Capital Growth and London Food Link . See their websites for news about food issues in London. We are also a member of Social Farms and Gardens, which has regular news about funding schemes and training courses


Local groups we are linked with include: