Walworth Plant Swap 2021!

We are very excited to announce another Plant Swap this year on May 22nd 11am – 1pm at St Peter’s Church Garden, Liverpool Grove, London SE17 2HH In 2020 despite Covid a plant swap went ahead which was hugely successful. This year we are delighted to team up with members of the Walworth Society to swap plants and get people Continue Reading

New Project Officer Position

Are you looking for work in the community development sector? Do you enjoy gardening and want to become more involved in community gardening and your local area? If so we have something you will be interested in. Working with the Project Manager we have a 6 month contract for a trainee Project Officer role working in the SE1 and SE17 Continue Reading

Welcome to 2021!

Last year was tough for everyone, and as community gardeners we certainly faced some specific challenges. But at our last Walworth Community Gardening Network get-together at the end of 2020, we heard how during Covid our community gardens had provided a particularly vital and valuable resource for health and well-being in our communities throughout the pandemic. Spirits were raised, and Continue Reading

Have you tuned into the London Natural History Society Talks yet?

If not? Why not? They have something for everyone coming up and they are available to watch later on their YouTube channel. These amazing talks will take you into the world of pollinators, slugs, weeds and birds. A couple of talks we can recommend are: More than Weeds: The Flora of London’s Pavements with Sophie Leguil – a weed or Continue Reading

They think its all over…

Winter is a time for rethinking and exploring – gardening never stops. You can plan for next year, try out a new method of gardening, and reset. Things you could do physically in the garden would be: Set up a no-dig bed to save watering in Summer 2021 Plant fruit trees, bare root roses, and fruit bushes Sort out your Continue Reading

And the winners are……

If you have been waiting with baited breath for the announcements of the winners for the 2020 Walworth Community Garden Network Show then you need wait no longer. The winners for Animal Sculpture, Garden Creatures, Best Flower and Best Fruit/Veg have been announced on our special Garden Show page. Prizes will be winging their way to the luck winners on Continue Reading

Online garden show

It’s been a strange year so far. But the pandemic hasn’t stopped things from growing and it hasn’t stopped Walworth Community Garden Network organising its first and possibly not last ONLINE GARDEN SHOW. SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 1.30 – 3.30pm  and there are loads of things for the whole family to do. 1.30 – 2.30 pm ‘Gardens of the Imagination’ Children’s Continue Reading

Growing at home

How to use toilet rolls to make seed pots – yes that is right you can use the humble toilet roll cardboard centre to make wonderful seed pots which are especially good for beans and peas. You can also make your own pots from newspaper or use egg boxes. All the ideas and instructions are here Growing in small spaces Continue Reading

It’s all happening online!

Now we are all confined to our own small spaces be that a balcony, garden or window ledge, we need to hear other people talking about gardening top tips and tricks. There’s a wealth of knowledge online but finding it can sometimes be tricky. Here’s a selection of podcasts and some short videos. Hackney Herbal and Cordwainers Grow will be Continue Reading