We’ve completed our second day on site and it’s safe to say there are a few aching muscles, but also plenty of satisfaction as we planted the first tree!
We are under way to with the first exciting project of the year, the creation of the Brixton Orchard near St. Mathews Church.
Join us in the first days of March to create a lasting community resource for south London: the Brixton Orchard.
A late winter trip to the west coast of America was a chance to explore the incredible plants to be found from Los Angeles to Oregon. In the first of a short series of plant diaries, we share the outdoor beauties of the Getty Museum in L.A. In winter, these […]
Over the past two weeks we have been supporting the excellent work done at the Community Shop West Norwood, building a Rion greenhouse and significantly enlarging their edible and ornamental garden, in order to improve the wellbeing of their members.
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 […]
We got off to a flying start at PopBrixton today, replanting the existing beds and starting the construction of a new greenhouse on site. Our partner-carpenters cut huge amounts of wood and made the first large bed, while we moved existing planters to a temporary home, as you can see from […]
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, […]
Join us this Saturday at PopBrixton to make edible windowsill gardens which will provide you with lovely fresh leaves even in the depths of winter. The session is free and lasts about 90 minutes. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to care for your own […]
We had an exciting visit today to a south London nursery that wants to transform its outdoor space into an edible forest playground where learning about nature can happen every day. We very much look forward to working with Father Nature on the design and creation of this space, which will […]