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Summer Houseplants and Natural Dyes

This week the summer houseplants, Calla Lilies and Sunflowers are on sale at the BPCG online shop. We are releasing these as they come into bud so there will be just ten this week, with more over the next few weeks. Flowers for your garden include: Chrysanthemums, Wood Aster, Brugmansia and Clary Sage.  Edibles are: Dwarf Beans, […]

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BPCG Gardener’s Question Time 16/5/20

Gardener’s Question Time for Saturday 2nd May; every Saturday (via Zoom) at 2pm. Check the weekly email for details. Submit your questions, get updates on the Greenhouses and spend some virtual quality time with other volunteers. In this episode, host Joshua struggles with technical issues in his new flat and, for the most part, comes […]

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GQT, Lockdown listening and Elderflower Cordial

This week at the BPCG online shop, we have lots of great dwarf bean plants and lots of delicious elderflower cordial Kate made from BPCG elderflowers.  We also have limited numbers of cucumbers, sweet dumpling squash (striped), bush tomatoes, mint and rosemary.  Flowering plants include Foxgloves (2nd year so should flower 2020), Aquilegia, Clary Sage, Brugmansia and Japanese Indigo (which will especially excite […]

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Toms, Beans and Quite a bit more

This week at the BPCG online shop, we have flowering bush tomatoes, dwarf beans, various flowering annuals and perennials, some herbs, Brockwell jams and honeys and a few fruit bushes.  Visit our online shop here and then come collect at your pre-booked time Thurs/Fri/Sat. Catch up on our Garden news below – or for live updates and lively gardening debates, join our Zoom […]

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Spreads Galore + Flowers

This week at the BPCG online shop, we have Damson and Gooseberry Jam for sale (both made from BPCG fruits) as well as Lemony Marmalade (made by the same fair hands of BPCG volunteer Tony). There’s South London honey too. Plants-wise, we have Cosmos, Euphorbia (Spurge) Penstemon, Brugmansia, Bearded Iris and still a few herbs and fruit […]

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