We’ve recently had a visit from Jon Warwicker, chair of the Association of Pole Lathe ...
As we start year three of this workshop there are some new volunteers and some who attended last year. During the first session we’re going to get to know the border and the characteristics of the site. Later we’ll be doing some thinning and dividing perennials. This session’s key thought is: No matter how much you […]
Sustainable City Awards 2016/17 winner Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses is a community garden in the centre of Lambeth’s Brockwell Park. The charity’s beautiful, large site includes an orchard, a series of demonstration gardens, a walled herb garden and two commercial-sized greenhouses. Kate Sebag, BPCG’s director said “We are absolutely delighted to have had this recognition […]
1) to raise the three upper 4 crop beds by one plank in hight and afix leeky hoses to them ready for use in the next growing season. 2) Seating area – to be re- designed, replanted and willow herb spiral created to go in the centre of this area. 3) Plant selection […]
The year from April 2016 to March 2017 was a great one for the charity. Volunteer and visitor numbers and education sessions have all increased as has the charity’s revenue and reserves. Read all about it here http://www.brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Annual-Report-2016_17.pdf and here http://www.brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/BPCGaccounts16-17.pdf
What is green woodworking? We work freshly cut wood into functional and beautiful furniture and other wooden utensils using traditional hand tools, reviving past practices and looking forward to different ways of making and thinking about everyday objects. It’s all about: an ecological approach to making and design, starting with the materials we have to […]