Category: Permaculture & forest garden

  • Spring snapshot

    A lovely warm spring day of gardening – lots to do, everything getting dry quickly after months of wet weather but looking forward to a great years gardening. Bright gardeners Lovely lowly worms Peas and pea sticks Radicchios Plum blossom Pak choi in abundance Spring  buds 9 star perennial broccoli underplanted with nepalese raspberry Proud […]

  • Hugel – perma – blitz – mania – we love them, do you?

    Join us on sunday 26th October, 10-4pm to blitz our hugel mounds…..we made them in 2012, the first year they were ablaze with wildflowers, year two with poppies and year three they started to look a bit sad but worked well in places. Observations  We made them too steep so the soil slid down creating […]

  • Discovering hidden treasures

    Wow, just found these pictures of our site in may 2012. What a transformation!

  • October is…………………………………….permaculture month at Glengall Wharf Garden…….yay!!!!

  • August abundance

    winter squash and mexican sunflower Kiwis on the vine Grown in Peckham beds Millefleur  / centiflor tomato with giant truss – tomatoes small, yellow and juicy. Trombocino and callaloo More callaloo….ready to seed Infant watermelon Cape gooseberry /physalis Crystal lemons…….cucumbers!

  • Forest garden fertility

    The forest garden has done amazingly well this summer – trees establishing well, perennial veg growing big and lush. We’ve harvested wineberries, apples, currants, jostaberries, goosegogs, strawberries and more. Plums & damsons nearly ripe, wild herbs, aztec spinach, fat hen and mallow adding drama and colour. It’s exciting that it’s working so well as it’s sitting on top […]

  • We’ve been munching!

    We’ve been out and about at Munch festival and also had a visit from Ganapati to the garden cooking up a delicious free south indian lunch with garden produce for volunteers and visitors. Delicious!  

  • Soil – magic and mystery beneath our feet.

    Our soil and compost enthusiasts gathered under dark skies to reveal the mysteries of the soil – about the life within soil and how it enhances plant growth. Topics covered included soil composition and structure, the role of bacteria and fungi in soil, natural succession and soil creation, composting and aerated compost teas. At the garden, most […]

  • 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 […]

  • A green poo in our new loo, and you

    Our new loo! If you want to use it you’ll need to do a wee bit of manure shifting or something first( in the garden that is). How it works URGENT – donate a loo roll for our collection please.