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

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

Guide to the Winter Garden: A series

During the autumn we had Chris Collins come and join us at the Walworth Allotment Association in Fielding Street, for an afternoon of learning how to prepare our garden spaces, for the winter. He gave us practical demonstrations on one of the plots of the allotment on the topics of Seed sowing in drills Sowing a pollinator border  Take cuttings Continue Reading

Festive Wreath-Making

Last Saturday, we supported the Brandon Estate growers and organised a wreath making workshop for the network and community members. Network members and the community, had the chance to to learn how to create their own wreath. The room was filled with old faces and new, all coming together to close the year creating a piece for their homes over Continue Reading

Composting event

As one of the last events of the year, we were fortunate to have facilitator Jack Narbed with us, at the Kennington Park Road Community Garden.ย  We had a lovely turn out of guests from residents to network members. All brought together to learn about the magic of composting.  The session covered: The basics of composting – getting started Different Continue Reading

Surrey Square School

Craft & Cooking Sessionsย  October 2021 It has been really refreshing to spend time with the young people at Surrey Square School, they are inquisitive, eager to learn and all are so encouraging to one another when working as a group.  Our last two sessions we have focused on making a pumpkin seed-pesto together and preparing a salad. Our collaboration Continue Reading