Designing the Gorgeous Gourds Exhibition

The first Gorgeous Group was on Sunday 22nd October and the group agreed an overview plan for the layout of the lower greenhouse for the exhibition. Our exhibitions are more then just horticultural, they are theatre. Our visitors want to see something out of the ordinary. Something a little spectacular… And that’s what we’re aiming […]

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BORDER PLANNING WORKSHOP Session 1 October 15th 2017

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 […]

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BPCG Wins Sustainable City Award

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 […]

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We’re on our way to becoming bodgers!

We’ve recently had a visit from Jon Warwicker, chair of the Association of Pole Lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers (APT)! Jon obviously had a lovely visit. See the story of his journey to and around BPCG here . The APT organises a Bodgers’ Ball every year where you can learn about Green Woodworking. There’s a […]

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Summer Borders at BPCG Gates 2015

Thur 28th Sept 2017  Garden meeting. 

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 […]

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