Category: Socials & meetings

  • 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 […]

  • A veritable feast

    Barbecued plantain with Rwandan chilli oil, home made Galician chorizo, salads of wild leaves, smoked cod puree, Asda trifle and numerous other home made and shop bought victuals were washed  down with lashings of iced lemonade pimms garnished with borage flowers and burnett.  A delicious day of friendly locals, sunshine and a little light gardening. […]

  • Rainy egg rolling

      Out and about on easter day despite the weather, and rolling our hen and duck eggs dyed with the following; Red cabbage = blue Turmeric = yellow Red onion skins = deep red

  • Imbolc feasting

    Garden produce was eaten with relish by the Copleston Together group (a Maintaining Health Partners project)  who used our lovely leafy veg to make salads, stews and more. Imbolc, also known as St Brigid’s Day is a festival marking the start of spring. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imbolc Bainigí sult as bhur mbéile!

  • Getting ready for the do

      A well earned rest at the new pixie tables. Preparing for next weeks do. There goes the steaming heap………………..now forms a comfy floor in the central circle.

  • Ladies who lunched

    A glorious October day, fiesty garden salads, squash soup, spinach pie and lashings of fresh peppermint tea, the ladies of  Volunteer Centre Southwark helped prepare the luscious luncheon, enjoyed by the whole team (still hard at work weeding and planting) The visit was part of their Healthy Food workshop. Thank you!   We got some lovely […]

  • Harvest celebration with tea, cake, eels, pickles, tin cans, beans and more.

    A gentle afternoons munching on home made cakes and Ganapati’s delicious pickles, curry, bhajis and halva all made from fresh garden produce. Truly scrumptious, and enough of a reason to keep going. We celebrated our first full year on site – an amazing journey assisted by lots of lov.ely locals, visitors and special guests.

  • Happy garden people

    Post tea and cake – our May Fair opening day was a great success, lots of cake, tea and plants sold. Highlights were the chocolate crispy things, chelsea buns and fresh mint tea.

  • Wet, but not rained off. After all, we gardeners needed the rain!

    The Grand Opening Event was distinguished by rain. Lots of it. However, this didn’t put us off as we had been preparing for weeks. We had a great turnout despite the weather, with lots of curious locals coming to find out what we are up to, and to…

  • AGM 2011 MONDAY 14th November