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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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Grow Wild are recruiting!

We’re pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting for a ‘Pick and Preserve’ short term contractor to join the Grow Wild team for the summer months! As the Grow Wild project has developed we have recognised an opportunity to harness, harvest and enjoy the boun ty of food growing in the local area. The […]

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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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Workshop on organic pest control methods: Jun 8

Grow Wild and Common Growth are inviting you to another free permaculture gardening workshop at the Common Growth Community Garden on Sandbourne Rd. The workshops are informal and fun, and it’s a great way to learn a few more gardening skills and share tips with other gardeners. Saturday’s course is on pests, and although this […]

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