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Do you live on an estate and love to grow plants directly outside your front door? If so, we’d love to hear from you! This year, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Council has been undertaking clearances of doorstep ‘gardens’. Though we recognise that all caution needs to be taken with regards…

POSTPONED INDEFINITELY, UNTIL WE ARE ALLOWED TO GATHER IN GROUPS AGAIN – SO SORRY TO ALL 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…

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…

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….

We use our outdoor space to grow and harvest food with children which later we cook with them e.g. in our own home-built pizza oven. We keep our own chickens to collect eggs which we also use for cooking or selling them to our parents. Children are involved and understand in looking after the animals…

We are using a garden area that has fallen into disuse to establish a thriving, accessible food-growing garden that will offer gardening opportunities to children and adults of all abilities. Existing raised beds will be utilised as well as new containers. The garden will incorporate a relaxing sensory area. Steps will be taken to encourage…

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…