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About Us

Growing through learning. Learning through growing We are a community garden in the centre of Brockwell Park.   We welcome garden volunteers, school children, families and the wider public to learn from and enjoy our beautiful gardens and greenhouses 7 days a week. Find out more about our outside play and education for children Mondays, Tuesdays […]

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The Ginger House is Open

BPCG’s summer  exhibition this year in the Lower Greenhouse is The Ginger House – a collection of 25 of the world’s most important members of the ginger family of plants or Zingiberaceae. Almost all of the communities that border the park in Lambeth and Southwark make use of several different species of ginger but rarely […]

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Natural Kitchen – launched!

On Saturday 3rd June we held a fabulous workshop to plant up the kids’ Natural Kitchen with up-cycled planters made from pallets, welly-boots and gardening gloves. The plants were chosen because of their scents, colours, tolerance to the conditions, and safety for children. These included marigolds, various mints, fennel, nasturtiums and more. The session was well […]

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The Natural Kitchen – almost there!

After much hard work by our volunteers Andy and Annette and education officer Shayna, the children’s Natural Kitchen is almost complete!  The kitchen units have been buil, painted and furnished with a range of pots and pans, utensils, plates and cups, the living willow den, arch and fence are thriving, and we even have a pallet table and […]

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Border Workshop Session 8

In May the traffic in the walled garden begins to build. Our Hot! border is a showcase for the Greenhouses.  There is still plenty to do. The Beschornaria is attracting plenty of nice comments. The bulk of the work is planting those tender annuals and perennials that have either spent the winter in the greenhouse or grown […]

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