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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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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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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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New Greenhouse, Soup and Sunflowers at Common Growth

The ‘first’ day of spring brought lots of people to Common Growth. As well as 8 of our regulars, we welcomed 8 new people to the garden. /We finally finished the greenhouse! So we immediately got underway with our seed planting – starting with like 120 sunflowers for the ’1000 Sunflowers in New Cross’ project. […]

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A hive of activity at Common Growth

Sunday 6ht of January 2013 I was pleasantly surprised to see that on a miserable grey Sunday so many volunteers braved the cold and came to help out at the Common Growth garden. With the promise of cups of tea, hot soup and cakes as a reward, 12 of us set out to build the […]

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