Tag Archives | Horticulture

coronilla

Longer days, plenty to do

This week, we will have these lovely BPCG grown plants on sale:   Anemone £3, Coronilla £3, Arum italicum (lords-and-ladies) £2 and Lemon Balm £2.  Plenty of gorgeous local honey available too from Camberwell and Dulwich too.  If you are interested in helping us sell plants and produce either at the Greenhouses or at our Market stalls, please drop Kate […]

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Comfrey

Beets, Roots, Comfrey, Pizzas and Gigs

This week in the garden we will be sowing a variety of parsnip called ‘Tender and True’ directly outdoors in the roots bed in the lower garden. This is the bed that already has nicely developing autumn planted shallots and garlic. We will sow the seed in drills one and a half cm deep and […]

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The Edible Garden – Seed Sowing

You can eat organic produce from your garden year round if  you know the right things to do – and when.  Every month in these Sunday morning workshops, you can learn from Cat our community gardener all about how to make your Garden Edible – 12 months of the year and using organic gardening methods.

This month, we will be looking at what growing conditions seeds need to get  them off to a good start, and sowing seeds in modules and pots.  Plus how to protect young seedlings from pests and diseases.

Dress up nice and warm and in clothes you don’t mind getting mucky and suitable boots or shoes. If you have gardening gloves, please bring these with you. If not, don’t worry, we can lend you gloves.

The workshop is free but please do book below so we know how many people are coming.

The workshop runs from 11am to 1pm but you are more than welcome to stay on after and chat and help out with garden tasks.  For lunch, we have a small kitchen with a hob and a microwave so feel free to bring anything along you’d like to heat up and eat.

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pizza

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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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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