Category: Organic food

  • Free food growing course for beginners!

    We are pleased to announce that we will be runningtwo free, 6 week beginner food growing courses, starting this month! Who are these courses for?If you meet the criteria below, they are for you!Eager to learn about sustainable and ethical food growingCan commit to the full course (except in case of illness etc.)Local to Burgess […]

  • Sunday Opening Times during Covid

    Sunday Opening Times during Covid

    We continue to monitor the guidelines carefully and will keep this page up to date with the current rules and what this means for Sunday opening hours We want to make sure you can visit the garden safely, so we have put new temporary guidelines in place. To make sure everyone can socially distance properly, […]

  • We are recruiting Trainee Food Growers

    Trainee Food Grower Glengall Wharf Garden is looking for part-time trainee food growers for 2020. A voluntary role, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain practical experience and knowledge of growing vegetables, salad crops, fresh herbs and some soft fruit, in an urban setting. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, hands-on people who will help […]

  • It’s nettle time of year

    Now is the time for spring greens including nettles, chickweed and other fresh bitter flavoured wild herbs. A recipe for nettle soup is here Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. It is […]

  • #Permablitz

    So what is permablitz? Whatever it is, or was, it was FUN! These are the ethics behind permaculture design: Care of the earth. Care for people. Fair share. They are ethics that reach way beyond growing things. A bunch of us came together early last Sunday (well, 10am) to help extend our low maintenance, productive and nature-friendly forest […]

  • Sweet sunday melons

    Who’d have thought we’d get sweet juicy melons from our Peckham garden? I don’t know what variety it is but it had light veining on the skin and a delicious fragrance. It has been growing all summer in the polytunnel so we’ll save seed ( shouldn’t have cross pollinated) to grow and enjoy again next […]

  • The market stall

    The market isn’t a regular slot but we wanted to get out into the big wide world of Peckham and show people what we do. We got a great reception and have raised funds for the garden through the sale of plants, plant labels and flower bouquets. Saturday 5th July we’ll be at Camberwell farmers […]

  • Shhh….can you hear it? Peckham is definitely growing….

    Salads ready to to go, seedlings waiting patiently. Peckham is growing…. We grow for local cafes, restaurants, community groups and for anyone who comes to volunteer. We’ll be holding a plant swap / giveaway  in June (donate if you wish) and we’ll also be at local markets down Peckham and Camberwell way…..Any money raised brings […]

  • Pretty polycultures

    Herbs and wildflowers establishing on our hugel mounds. Species here include white clover, borage, milk thistle, cut leaf cranesbill, yarrow, purple dead nettle, daisy, cleavers. Great mullein, marigold, purple dead nettle, blue and white borage, sow thistle.

  • Biospheres, aquaspheres, forests and food

    As part of the Land Centre network (http://www.permaculture.org.uk/land), we’ve just been up north to Manchester and Salford to see some amazing projects, meet up with other Land Centre people, share juicy knowledge of permaculture and think about the International Permaculture convergence which will be happening in London in September 2015. One of the places we […]