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Children’s workshop: Decorate and Plant your own Salad Box

        On Wednesday the 28th of May we have a great half-term filler with the decorate and plant your own salad box children’s workshop. Encourage your children to grow and eat delicious and healthy food, and take home your own salad box to look after. See and taste salad growing in the garden Vegetable Garden […]

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Get ready for another year at Common Growth!

Common Growth volunteers We’ve been working hard all winter to get the garden ready for another year of growing fun. We’ve built a pergola, and a new raised bed, repaired the greenhouse after heavy storms (!), planted bulbs, turned compost, dug manure into the soil, repaired and painted a bench that we found on the […]

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First Prize for Common Growth in Lewisham in Bloom!

Last night Common Growth was awarded first prize in the community gardens category of the Lewisham in Bloom competition! We’re so excited and proud! They recognised all the work we have done to the difficult space with minimal resources and over quite a short time, and they commended our cooking activities, workshops and other events […]

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Edible Garden Day at Common Growth

Common Growth cooked up a feast for Edible Garden Day on Saturday 21st Sept, part of Capital Growth’s Urban Food Fortnight. Visitors and garden volunteers tucked into a hearty tarragon and pumpkin soup with homemade bread and tomato salad – freshly picked and prepared at the garden. There’s loads going on in the garden (besides […]

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Free gardening workshops in August

Dear Garden lovers, With all this warmth and sunshine the garden is bursting with life – come and pop in for a visit! We’ve got our regular Sunday opening from 2.00pm to 5.00pm and also both a kids workshop and an adults workshop in August, so you’re spoilt for choice! First up is the kid’s […]

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Busy Bees at Common Growth

The beautiful wildflower display at the Common Growth Community Garden is attracting lots of bees, bumblebees and other amazing insects. Here some pictures from last Sunday. Do come and have a look and enjoy our lovely garden some time. We are open on Sunday afternoons from 2-5pm – hope to see you there! If you’d […]

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