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Brixton Orchard Day 3

Brixton Orchard Day 3

One of the best things about working on community gardening projects is the people you meet, and the times you share. One of the endearing memories from today will be of Shaquille – and a string of willing but unsuccessful helpers – trying to get his size 12 right foot out […]

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Garden Creation at the Minet Library

Garden Creation at the Minet Library

Tomorrow we will be creating a new community resource in the form of 3 raised beds, at the Minet Library, which Lambeth council has forcibly closed (including the Lambeth Archives). We planned this work when the library’s fate seemed undecided, to add value to the site and demonstrate the wide variety […]

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A display of heirloom bean varieties.

Saving Our Seeds: Diversity & Communities

Important new research has been published which illustrates the importance of community seed projects, thanks to the work of our much-missed, former Urban Growth team member, Charlotte Dove. She will be talking about her recent research trip to America, at the prestigious South London Botanical Institute, as part of Seedy Saturday, […]

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A New House for London – Garden Creation

A New House for London – Garden Creation

We are delighted to have been commissioned to design and install the planting at an innovative pop-up exhibition by Carl Turner Architects. The project addresses the challenge of London’s housing crisis, by looking at small-scale, affordable & quickly-created domestic spaces. Accordingly, we have created a variety of planting styles, showing […]

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Recruitment: Urban Growth is Growing!

Recruitment: Urban Growth is Growing!

We are pleased to announce a number of part time roles for which we are recruiting. Please see below for details – there is a Dropbox link to the job descriptions and staff handbook. If you cannot access this, please email us to request the relevant documents. The process is […]

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