Avant-Gardening the Web

RT @helpthebees Ironic: UN have declared 2011 'International Year of Forests' - whilst UK govt are selling ours off! http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestr...

http://www.38degrees.org.uk/page... saveourforests we'll only have one chance to stop this so sign the petition now

RT @greenroofsuk 'Couldn't agree more' - Let birdsong beat the winter blues - #birds #nature #health http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth...

Call that art? No, Dan Flavin's work is just simple light fittings, say EU experts http://www.guardian.co.uk/artandd... via @guardian Shocking bad judgement

Sorry all but frozen pipes conspire against us and the DIY Xmas workshop planned for tomorrow has to be cancelled

RT @creativetallis: Best short films on the web http://www.guardian.co.uk/film...

RT @tateliverpool: Keep an eye on the sky over Liverpool at 4pm today for a Nam June Paik-related surprise - let us know what you see!

RT @BeeStrawbridge: We are lucky enough to share this planet with the most amazing flora & fauna. The crucial word in that sentence is the word 'share'.

RT @artreviewcom: Warhol Foundation to withdraw funding from Smithsonian if Wojnarowicz work not reinstalled http://www.artreview.com/profile... #ArtReview #artnews

Join Levi Roots' campaign to set a minimum standard for food in public sector http://www.sustainweb.org/goodfoo...

planning the last AvantGardening workshops of the year. Will be on 21 Dec in Abbey Wood. more details www.avantgardening.org

RT @johannhari101: I've written a little guest blog for @UKUncut with a modest proposal for tax-dodgers and their defenders: http://ukuncut.org.uk/blog...

RT @kennmunk: behind today's door in the advent calendar og a secret club you'll find a carte blanche to be creepy and noisy http://schhh.org/advent/

RT @FairtradeLondon: Tnx to all who have done / RT this already. Action time: Tell Olympic Caterers to Source Fairtrade. Co-sign our letter http://www.fairtradelondon.org.uk/2010...

Walk out to Winter. Explore the Bostall Woods in Abbey Wood with artist Polly Brannan. Meet 11am outside Pavilion Bostall Gardens SE2

Big thanks to #CapitalGrowth for supporting the development of a community garden on Barnfield Estate.

RT @Colin_WWF: WWF team on live guardian webchat from the cancun climate summit at 1pm today UK time http://www.guardian.co.uk/environ...

RT @TheBodyShopUK: It’s World AIDS Day today! Be an Activist & Join the fight against HIV http://www.thebodyshop.com/_en...

have had to move Mobile Allotment after attack of vandalism. The allotments are a little shaken but send thanks to their well wishers.

'Blooming in Barnfield' digital photo magazine on #calameo : http://www.calameo.com/books...

RT @ArkPlants: A call for schools to teach food growing skills http://www.sustainweb.org/news...

RT @MyHerbalGarden: When buds starts to form on your plants, flavor is at it's maximum, and it is the perfect time to harvest your herbs. http://herbgardeningonlineguide.com/harvest...

Trees. Aren't they a vital way of absorbing carbon emissions? http://www.independent.co.uk/news...

RT @DarrenJohnsonAM: Forests for sale: access & biodiversity at risk http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth...

RT @JaneWatkinson: Government has plans to sell UK's ancient forests. Sign the petition to Save our Forests http://www.38degrees.org.uk/page... #38degrees #savebritforests

Hot news from Nightingale Estate..They have just won first prize in the collect and create category in Edible Estates

Very excited that the Mobile Allotment has just been named Most Innovative Growing Space by Landshare.net

In 2007 we imported nearly 70% of our apples. But, in the midst of apple season we can surely expect that no-one is buying imported apples?

http://www.landshare.net/not-fou... Hi. Mobile Allotment here. And I want to win that diary!

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RT @standardnews: Turner Prize winner slashes painting to highlight arts cuts http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standar...

Planning an AvantGardening autumn programme now. From Halloween parties to bulb planting and design

RT @landshare RT @HtotheP: Why oh why do we fly so much food into the Uk? This weeks crop and I'm a newbie! http://twitpic.com/2j2h9j

1 - 4pm today we are recycling and restyling at the fashion challenge. restyle your look for autumn and stage a fashion shoot Barnfield SE18

Anybody in Woolwich Greenwich area want to donate some clothes? http://www.avantgardening.org/news...

http://www.timeout.com/london... "Pictures of the Fourth Plinth Proposals 2010 - Time Out London" from @timeoutlondon

RT @iybuk Honey bees in towns/cities thriving, due to variety of trees and plants in suburbs say National Trust http://www.dailymail.co.uk/science...

Avant gardening at barnfield today. Making nature notebooks and some old school bunting. Meet at mobile porch Avantgardening.org 4 more info

Today @Barnfield We are hosting a gardening workshop by Davey Haydock of GCDA/GrowingGreenwich at 2pm

anybody want some limestone or sandstone rocks left over from our WildZone day? Just collect them from the green on Commonwealth Way, SE2

RT @StudentsCanCook: Tips on what to do with summer fruit and veg - at their best and cheapest now http://www.beyondbakedbeans.com/article...

RT @GrasslandsTrust: Save Westcott Meadow in Surrey! An AONB & home to protected species, Taylor Wimpey want to build 34 houses! www.westcottmeadow.ning.com

Interesting article that reinforces much of the thinking behind the Avant-Gardening summer programme http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeand...

preparing for Abbey Wood's first pop-up art gallery in the Mobile Porch tomorrow

Avant-Gardening in Woolwich: Summer Programme - Woolwich http://avantgardeningwoolwich....

Today we are making nature diaries so the residents can record their woodland adventures following their rediscovery of bostall woods.

artwork by polly brannan
website by the useful arts organisation