Raised Beds, Leaky Hoses and Herb Spirals

This week in the garden, we will be doing a lot of hard landscaping starting with the upper four crop vegetable beds, which need raising to give us a greater depth of soil. The reason for doing this is that deeper beds will help retain moisture and should mean that we don’t need to water […]

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Minutes Meeting Sunday 25th February 2018 2.30pm

1. Action points from Jan meeting · CS DR pipes lower greenhouse – CS will remove if possible without disturbing wall. · CS KS Furniture and use lower decking group, also progress on deck itself – report back (H&S too) – tables and benches sourced which will be good for school groups and kids’ groups […]

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Garden Notes 7th March 2018

This week in the garden   We are recovering from the really cold weather of last week and will be checking around the garden for frosted plants. The cardoons in the front borders are looking rather sorry for themselves. We will need to remove some frost damaged plant leaves and give things a bit of […]

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Better Fridays

BETTER FRIDAYS at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses. Stuck indoors? Feeling a bit low? Want to get out and enjoy nature?  Like to grow some vegetables, harvest and cook them? From March until October, you can come and try a spot of gentle gardening with Cathy and Cat at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses on Friday mornings […]

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Our Favourite Ornamentals for This Year

The Border Workshop is learning about New Perennial planting this year. The challenge is to create a border using a very limited palette of mostly perennial or sometimes biennial plants. We are designing a new border for the area in front of the new deck and participants are also designing borders for their own space. […]

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