Category Archives: gardening

#Forensic Horticulture at Millman Street Centre

Today at Millman Street Community Centre, our resident Gardening Guru, Rima, engaged HCA members with an unusual and innovative take on horticulture: “Identifying plants from spent material”, as she put it. So, a sort of CSI Gardening, then?  “Yes,” she … Continue reading

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#Garden Party at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, HCA’s Gardening guru Rema hosted a garden party at Millman Street Community Centre in the, erm, garden, obvs.  Our members enjoyed tea, scones and a delicious carrot cake baked to perfection by volunteer Gloria.  A special mention for our … Continue reading

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#More Gardening Volunteers at Millman Street Community Centre

Following on from last week’s drizzly, autumnal, volunteering day,  today more staff from MetroBank were good enough to come along to Millman Street Community Centre to assist Rema in the garden.  They may have enjoyed appreciably better weather than their … Continue reading

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#Gardening Volunteers at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, volunteers from MetroBank braved the, erm, “spring” weather to help out in the Millman Street garden and Centre.  Outside, under Rema’s direction, Vinny, Renata and Stuart wielded shovels and other implements in an heroic attempt to clean up the … Continue reading

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#Active Minds at Millman Street Centre

Yesterday (9th January), Millman Street Community Centre members eased back into the swing of things now that the festive period is over.  They enjoyed another Active Minds workshop, hosted, as ever, by Alice, the Head of Design.  Part of the Arts … Continue reading

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#Save the Snail!#at Millman Street Centre

Today at Millman Street Centre, Sarah saved a snail that had stowed away in some vegetables which volunteer Gloria had donated to the food stock here at the centre.  She returned the slimy beast to nature in Millman Street’s garden, … Continue reading

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#Art and Gardening Crossover at Millman Street Community Centre

Last Wednesday (23rd August) Millman Street Community Centre hosted a brave experiment in simultaneity, wherein there were both an Active Minds workshop and one of Rema’s Gardening sessions at the same time.  Disappointingly for those who relish potentially chaotic clashes … Continue reading

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