Articles Tagged "Gardening"

Andy will demonstrate how to build a compost heap from scratch showing the ratio of green to brown materials. IEL will show off its new community compost bins, built by us for Spring Gardens, funded by Veolia. Andy will explain the advantages of hot composting over cold composting and will show how to make a hot bed…

Find out how to convert your boring felt roof into an insect haven. Learn from an expert about the many ways to plant a green roof and what is required to build your roof. This promises to be an interesting evening learning from Charles Snead, who has, to date created 20 green roofs on Lambeth…

Our annual seed swap is always hugely popular! Please do come and (if you can) bring seeds to share with fellow community gardeners. The London Freedom Seed Bank will again be with us, and will give a presentation on why seed saving is so important at 2pm, so make sure you make it in time…

Are you looking for a new set of tools for your community garden? The Tools Shed Project beautifully refurbishes old tools and gives them away several times a year to communities. Register your interest here and you will be contacted a couple of weeks before the next giveaway at Wormwood Scrubs on 18th January.   There…

A day of pressing apples and pears, tasting juice and cider making. Bring your apples and pears for crushing- or just come to find out how it’s done and take part in the pressing. Please arrive early if you are bringing your own apples or pears to press. If you would like to take your juice…

  It’s time to dig out your rusty or blunt tools and give them a facelift. We are working in partnership with our friends at the Remakery to offer you a tools repair and sharpening workshop; the Remakery is well set up for sharpening secateurs or shears. This will be a hands on workshop, using…