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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses have appointed architects Feilden Fowles to develop an extension to their greenhouse which will serve as a new multi-purpose learning and community space in Brockwell Park – The Barn @ Brockwell Greenhouses The new space will enable more children’s activities, adult workshops and community events to take place at this already […]

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seeds, pizzas, fermenting and a new office

This week in the garden, we will be planting out our ornamental alliums in the gate borders. There is more sieving of compost to do, to top up the upper four crop vegetable beds ready for direct seed sowing into them around the middle of March. We will be sowing a lot more seeds including a […]

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Spring has sprung and there's life once more in the air

March in the Garden

Area Aims / themes / strategies for area. Mar-19 Gate borders Umbles theme. Plants that can be used for flower arrangements and wreaths. Plus a clump climbing green beans to illustrate story stompers jack and the bean stalk. buy in 2 bulk bags of top soil and apply to the gate borders. natural kitchen play area […]

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1000 plants, 12 varieties, ready for planting NOW!

Spring Seeding and Greenhouse Renovating

This Sunday 24th Feb, the Renovate! group will be continuing their work in the Lower Greenhouse. There are several jobs that we want to get done. We need to fit guttering along the North East side of the greenhouse and this means fitting fiddly brackets to the Aluminium lip. We’re also going to fill the floor cracks with […]

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We’re Getting Ready…

There are signs of spring all round. In the garden, Snowdrops are at their peak in the orchard and there are crocuses all over the park and in the walled garden. With many trees budding and the equinox just 5 weeks away we’re getting ready… We’ve been cleaning and tidying. In the greenhouse we’re clearing […]

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