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A really lovely space in front of the resident’s home that looks amazing throughout the whole year. The owners are really passionate about the ecosystem and take extensive care of the plants every single day throughout the whole year. The planting here has influenced the whole street, with other residents cheering up their plots too….

IEL is working alongside Lambeth Council to ensure that our green spaces are protected and enhanced; by following its Biodiversity Action Plan.

The winners for Blooming Lambeth 2019 have been announced, find out who got the honours by downloading the awards booklet. You can also download the slides from the presentation given on the evening.

Here’s a chance to visit one of our amazing members’ gardens –  Streatham Common Community Garden, set in the heart of Streatham Common. Streatham Common Community Garden is a historic walled garden situated within the Rookery public garden. Formerly a kitchen garden of the Rookery (the last manor house that stood at the top of…

Join us on 15 October to celebrate community growing in Lambeth and crown the winners of the Blooming Lambeth Awards 2019! 

We grow a large variety of local and tropical vegetables, herbs, fruit & flowers in this hugely productive wildlife-friendly community garden. We also do a lot of seed saving. All the produce is harvested and cooked on site so volunteers can enjoy free nutritious, organic, carbon-zero meals on a weekly basis. The garden also functions…

The Rosendale Community Orchard was planted in February 2016 with support of the Orchard Project and Lambeth Council. The site was a patch of land on the estate that was previously not used. Through outreach we invited people to help choose the trees that were planted and to design the layout of the Orchard, taking…

Hitherfield Primary School on Leigham Vale is an amazing Lambeth primary school. What adds to its amazingness, is its wonderful Edible Playground. It was created in 2014 with support from Trees for Cities, the school, the children and the parents. The growing area is full of espalier apple trees and a beautifully designed arrangement of…

Ruskin Park is a beautiful public park, one of 68 open spaces maintained by Lambeth Council. We are an independent charity led by local people, working to preserve, protect and improve the park. We are currently growing three rare strains of heritage winter wheat (Miller’s Choice, Madeiran Landrace and Purple Naked Spelt), buckwheat and two…

Read the full list of all the amazing gardens, gardeners and food entrepreneurs who won prizes at the Blooming Lambeth Awards. Nearly all these winners can be found on our fantastic map – please do click through and learn more – and go visit some of them too. Get involved if it’s just round the…