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

🍃We 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  📌We 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 📆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 🌞🌞🌞 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 🪚🗜🪓 Tool longevity is a MUST especially when the statistics Continue Reading

Tool Maintenace Workshop

🔅🔆JOIN US THIS SATURDAY🔆🔅 We’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.  🔧🪛⚙️⛏🪓🔩 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 🍃🐞big thanks to @penny.metal for leading the session! •In 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

Composting workshop

Yesterday we had such a good turnout of folk from all different south London growing projects come down to Glengall Wharf Garden and learn about composting 🪱🌿🪵🗑♻️🌡🔑⚱️✨ Jack Narbed covered a lot and made it super accessible to understand. He guided us through the differences between composts, particularly commercial and homemade. We covered some of the science between creating our own and Continue Reading