This week in the gardens, It’s time to set up our Christmas gift table in ...
Our winter salad seeds have all germinated in their gutters. Since you were here Tony and I have also planted a couple of trays of pea shoots. All these can go into your kitchen garden now. But first we need to build some shelter. We need protection primarily from bird damage. Pigeons especially are partial […]
This week in the garden, all around the site, we need to rake up our leaves and sweep the paths. The lower garden decking needs a thorough clear off of mulberry leaves. We will add these leaves to our leaf mould pile. In 2 years we should have great broken down leaf mould for mulching […]
This week in the garden, As the colder weather arrives and we experience the first frosts it is time to harvest our Oca (Oxalis tuberosa ). This is a vegetable that originated in the Andes, South America. The plant was traditionally cultivated for its tubers, which are used as a root vegetable. The tubers are […]
Congratulations are due to all our volunteers because we shared first prize with Streatham Common Community Garden in the Blooming Lambeth Awards for Best Community Garden in a Park. And congrats too to Cat who was runner up in the Best Community Gardener awards! Thank you very much to Incredible Edible and Lambeth Council for […]
Around this time of year, when the border workshop course starts I find myself telling participants that they really ought to be digging over the plot they are going to use. Over the years I’ve come to realise very few volunteers actually do this. So this year we’re not going to be doing all-over digging. […]