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Blooming Lambeth Awards, Bulbs, Cans and Egg Boxes

Congratulations are due to all our volunteers because we shared first prize with Streatham Common Community Garden in the Blooming Lambeth Awards for Best Community Garden in a Park.  And congrats too to Cat who was runner up in the Best Community Gardener awards!  Thank you very much to Incredible Edible and Lambeth Council for […]

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Garlic Companions, Last Pizzas and Half Term

This week in the garden, If you enjoy garlic, then planting cloves of autumn garlic is an exciting thing to do at this time of the year. These are hardy varieties that don’t mind the winter’s cold. They will grow more slowly in the cooler temperatures of winter and because of the shorter winter days […]

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Squash Roast Up

During Urban Food Fortnight, for this Saturday lunch, we are going to fire up our cob oven and roast the yummy courgettes, marrows and squashes we’ve grown in our gardens. Seasoned with our garlic, onions, tomatoes and herbs and served with some home-baked sourdough bread, it should be pretty delicious.  For pudding, we’ll have grapes grown in our Upper Greenhouse.

You’ll also be able to marvel at our our ornamental Gourds which will be getting bigger and better by the day in our Gorgeous Gourds exhibition in our lower Greenhouse. Check out the swan gourd, the bottle neck gourd and many more!

There are just a few tickets left to buy on the gates today.  Find us in the lower garden by the Cob Oven!

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The RHS Think We’re Outstanding

This week in the garden, the big news is that we were judged to be Outstanding by the RHS London in Bloom It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards 2018.  This is truly an award that we can all feel really proud of. We were judged on ‘Gardening Achievement’, Community Participation’ and ‘Environmental Responsibility’. Highlights of what the […]

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Notes on Wildlife, Squash Roast-up and Vron wins a Prize

This week in the garden, A few words about our work to encourage wildlife and bio-diversity in the gardens. We try to ensure natural processes in the garden including pollination of flowers, breaking down of compost, and a good supply of natural predators that eat up pests that are harmful to our plants.  All these […]

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