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We Dig It 2 new gardening and wellbeing club

Posted by Ruth Robinson on March 6, 2017 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Come along to our new gardening and well being club at  Frendsbury gardens, Mondays 1.30 to 4pm, starting 6th March 2017.

All adults over 18 welcome, all abilities.

Refreshmnents, snacks and garden tuitiion provided.

email Ruth or Lizzie on

[email protected]

or text Ruth

07766 596600

Look forward to seeing you!

first aider wanted

Posted by Ruth Robinson on April 25, 2016 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Dig It Wednesday afternoon session at Frendsbury gardens really needs a qualified first aider to help us to continue to run the sessions.

See Facebook page

No experience in gardening required, we can show you that, just first aid and a sensitivity to needs of vulnerable adults.

We are 2 experienced gardeners leading the session with interests in Permaculture and Wildllife and we'd love to have you ...

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8th June: Open Garden Day on Brockley View - not to be missed!

Posted by Sue Luxton on May 27, 2014 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

My colleague Jon Lissimore is holding his annual garden open day on 8th June. It's a lovely garden, well worth visiting, with sculptures Jon makes himself. There are also always lots of lovely cakes!


 Annual charity open garden

Raising money for Able...

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Volunteer at the Chelsea Flower Show with Groundwork London

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on May 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Every year Groundwork London coordinates the Chelsea REUSE scheme on behalf of The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).The scheme ensures that tonnes of garden materials, including 1000's of plants, will live on far beyond the week of the show, in community gardens across the capital. For the latest on the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show visit

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St Mungos Herb Spiral bed

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on April 5, 2014 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (1)

I cannot express how proud I am of of my gardening/ construction team.


Actual seed sowing and propagation they could not care less about (ha!)- but I learned last summer they love the physical construction.


So this spring we came up with a list of projects- and they have been bouncing through them with such a fun, can do spirit. And goodness they are looking so well. Staff...

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Forest Hill & Honor Oak:

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on April 1, 2014 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Forest Hill & Honor Oak: People of SE23- your planting help is needed on the Edible High Road!

Lets help celebrate 50 years of Britain in Bloom!


The wondrous Forest Hill Society volunteers have managed to sell an astonishing 110 tubs of Sunflowers and golden vegetables to shops and businesses along Dartmouth Road, L...

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Capital Clean-up funding - Application Deadline March 24th!

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on March 17, 2014 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Capital Clean-up funding for improving your neighbourhood. Application Deadline March 24th!


This is just a quick reminder that Capital Clean-up grants of up to £1500 and FREE clean-up kits are still available to constituted groups and informal groupings of friends and neighbours.

The funds can pay for planting, building raised bed...

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The Big Dig 2014: Saturday 22 March

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on March 17, 2014 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The Big Dig 2014: Saturday 22 March

On Saturday 22nd March 2014 community gardens up and down the country will be getting their gardens ready for the new growing season. Find a garden listed below to get involved.


* Forest Hill: Horniman Primary School Allotment Project


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