Natural dye using mahonia berries

Mette Lindahl Wise runs Natural Dye workshops at BPCG. She uses as many natural dye ingredients as she can from our gardens and recently had fun working with mahonia berries. Find her on Instagram at @gather.yarn

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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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Fermented watermelon gazpacho with Jelena

Gor blimey it’s hot, isn’t it? Well, that seems like the perfect time to work on this delicious – and most importantly, CHILLED – watermelon gazpacho from our fermentation expert Jelena (@potsandfoodtoshare on Instagram). Over to Jelena: **FERMENTED WATERMELON GAZPACHO** Here is my video showing you how to ferment veg to make watermelon gazpacho. I […]

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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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Lockdown Listening Vol 1-3: Music from the Greenhouses

Three (count ’em) collections of live music, recorded at the Greenhouses over the last couple of years. Featuring Balladeste, Lucy Farrell, South London Orchestra and many more.       Because of Covid-19, we are now sadly no longer open  for workshops and volunteering.    Please donate to help us keep our vital community resource […]

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