Our Purpose: Connecting Neighbours to Grow

Our network of community gardeners comes together to share the inspiration, knowledge, and resources needed to create and sustain community gardens in Walworth. Through our community gardens we meet our neighbours, improve the local area, grow and share food, increase biodiversity, and support everyoneโ€™s wellbeing. Our Structure: We are a decentralised voluntary network. That means it is run by the Continue Reading

Walworth – Home of the Britains

Join us in listening to a fantastic podcast around the history of East Walworth and its horticultural heritage. Devised by the acclaimed and award winning local blue badge guide Isobel Durrant. This podcast was commissioned by WCGN following a successful guided walk led by Isobel back in October 2021. Starting from St Peter’s Church and wending through memorable spaces leadng Continue Reading

๐ŸƒWe will be guided by experienced blue badge guide, writer and lecturer Isobel Durant @londonbyguideWho will be walking us through Walworth discussing the social and horticultural past of the area  ๐Ÿ“ŒWe will begin the walk meeting at St. Peter’s Church, Liverpool Grove SE17 2HH and end the walk at Lamlash Gardens, Lamlash St, SE11 4TG ๐Ÿ“†Reserve your free ticket – message Continue Reading

Tool Maintenance Workshop

We co-hosted a wonderful workshop alongside @pact_southwark on Saturday at their community plot at Caspian Street Allotments ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž Russell Miller an arboriculturist & ecologist came down to share skills on sharpening, maintaining and repairing tools. Was super informative and helpful to share this practical knowledge with network members & the wider community ๐Ÿชš๐Ÿ—œ๐Ÿช“ Tool longevity is a MUST especially when the statistics Continue Reading

Tool Maintenace Workshop

๐Ÿ”…๐Ÿ”†JOIN US THIS SATURDAY๐Ÿ”†๐Ÿ”… Weโ€™re hosting a session alongside @pact_southwark! We have a wonderful facilitator coming down to host a free session on tool maintenance and basic repairs. As well as leading a small session on bee and tree identification at the Caspian Street Allotments.  ๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿช›โš™๏ธโ›๐Ÿช“๐Ÿ”ฉ Open and free for allSend us an email at [email protected] or an inbox msg to Continue Reading

Kennington Park Road x Drapers: Spring Social

Beautiful turnout on Saturday for the Spring Social hosted by Kennington Park Road & Drapers Estate. Folks came out to learn about the existing biodiversity in the garden & how to encourage more in the space through plants ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿžbig thanks to @penny.metal for leading the session! โ€ขIn the afternoon @ceri_grows@ceriball_nutrition helped us create homemade sauces with easy to follow recipes that can be replicated at Continue Reading

Denmark Hill Community Garden

Denmark Hill Community Garden is a small ‘open allotment’ on the Denmark Hill Estate. It grew out of lockdown and a need to grow more food that the community could harvest together and share. It’s grown by about 400% since spring 2020. 2022 will see more community events and open gardening sessions – stay in touch via @denmarkhillgarden on Instagram.

Glengall Wharf Garden

Set up by community members in 2011, Glengall Wharf Garden is run by a dedicated team of volunteers and provides a space for local residents to attend volunteer gardening sessions, grow food and participate in a variety of workshops, ranging from permaculture and forest gardening, to balcony and inside growing. It is a peaceful oasis built by the community, for Continue Reading