Good News! From Sunday 23rd May 2021, our open drop-in gardening sessions are back! Anyone can come along and take part without needing to book in advance. The sessions will run from 12.00 - 15.45. We'll still keep an eye on numbers in the garden to ensure it is safe for everyone. No experience is … Continue reading Open Sunday Volunteering Sessions Return!
Many thanks to everyone that attended and took part in our AGM on 5th May. Please find below a link to the minutes, slides and additional documents from the meeting. Documents included in the folder: 1. GWG AGM 2020_21 Minutes2. GWG AGM 2020_21 Slides3. GWG AGM 2019_20 Minutes for sign off4. GWG Annual Finance Report 2020_215. GWG Constitution Updated 20216. GWG AGM … Continue reading AGM Minutes & Follow-up
Some good news has been making its way around the garden this week! Following the isolation of 2020, we've been working on a project to re- engage and uplift the community and ensure the garden is a place where everyone can come together. We've been sharing details of the campaign on our social media page … Continue reading Glengall Wharf Garden Crowdfunding Project
We'll be running a new free session for anyone interested in learning more about forest gardening. Each of the 5 sessions will have roughly the same content and will cover: What is a forest garden? The benefits of growing food this way How to maintain Tree care and pruning ( this might be theory only as it’s … Continue reading Free Introduction to Forest Gardening Sessions
Volunteer Gardening is back! We are currently running volunteer sessions on Sunday from 12pm-3.45pm. Due to regulations, we need to limit the number of people in the garden so you will need to book in advance for the sessions. As always, social distancing and COVID hygiene protocols will be in place. Please bring your own … Continue reading Volunteer Gardening Sessions – Spring 2021
You are invited to join a free Lockdown Food Growing at Home session. The workshop will take place on Thursday February 18th at 6.30pm and it is a 90 minute food growing workshop for anyone wanting to know more about food growing at home. As long as you have a window sill, balcony or a … Continue reading Free Online Lockdown Food Growing Workshop
WANTED We’re looking for donations of water bowsers, storage tanks or any liquid storage units as part of a rainwater harvesting development project for the garden (more on this soon) . Used, new or faulty/repairable tanks all welcome! We're looking for tanks with a minimum capacity of 1000 litres or thereabouts. Please email our site … Continue reading In search of water storage tanks!
Practice the skill of observation. Take time to ground and listen. When we clear away some of our inner obstacles so that we can open ourselves to the outside world, when we allow ourselves to be in the present, we can be fed and informed and delighted by the richness of life around us. - … Continue reading Nine ways of observing
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, … Continue reading Sunday Opening Times during Covid
Specially created for our newsletter, this suitable-for-all-ages guide shares how to print using found leaves! This instructable was dreamed up by Fizzy from Benevolent Weeds, a dedicated plant-worshipper and outdoor educator from Tottenham. Benevolent Weeds is self described as “a celebration of the plant queendom’s most lovable delinquents.” They share pictures, articles, and run foraging … Continue reading How to do leaf printing