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Autumn Clearing, Quinces, Medlars and Workshops

This week, if the weather is dry enough we will attempt a final dig over of our meadow to remove any remaining perennial weed roots.  Then, we will apply a layer of weed free compost and on that broadcast sow a new perennial seed mix which should produce a stunning flower display in summer which is super […]

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nozzles, pizza, market stall, theatre and lots of workshops

In the garden this week, it’s time for some maintenance!  We will deconstruct the misting system in the greenhouse, and clean the misting nozzles using vinegar to remove the calcium deposits that have built up in them over the summer. Then the clean irrigation components can be labelled and carefully put away for future use. Outside in […]

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RHS Level 5 Outstanding! and Autumn tasks

HUGE Congratulations to all our hard working volunteers and staff for gaining an outstanding level 5 (89/100)score  for the RHS London It’s Your Neighbourhood 2019 award.  The judge said BPCG is: “a wonderful place …that gives many people much pleasure…The volunteers are working on improving the second greenhouse that will be a great asset… Their work is excellent. It will […]

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Lambeths positive, AGM, Garlic and a Gig

Great news! Lambeth’s planning department have responded very positively to our request for advice prior to applying for planning consent for the Barn. You can read the whole document here.  We will be doing further work with architects Feilden Fowles in the Autumn to finalise the design and technical details. There will be a consultation meeting […]

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Just Giving, Peas, Greenhouse Gigs and Yoga

We have launched our Fundraising campaign for Phase 1 of our Raise The Barn fundraising. A few have already donated but we need more of you to help. Just a fiver makes a difference. If you are still thinking about this and haven’t yet donated, and would like to help make the Greenhouses even more special than it is already, please give […]

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