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Brockley: Looking for fruit trees and bushes to glean!

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on November 7, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Wild Brockley are local jam, chutney and preserve specialists.

They are looking for pears, apples, quinces, crabapples, rosehips and any other fruit that is edible and in season now.

If you are all chutnied out, and have fruit that still needs harvesting-  do getin tough with Moira and Elizabetta. 

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @Wildbrockley

Harvest time: St Swithuns Kitchen Garden

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on October 6, 2013 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

You'll find St Swithun's Church on the crest of Hither Green Lane and it is the hub of the small community. Behind the Church is a large plot over which there is always a background threat of development by the Diocese.

 

Rev Jane and the Jenni the gardener have set out to transform what was a scrubby lawn with a hole in the middle into a productive kitchen garden with 2 bee hives.

Almost accidently the kitchen garden is run along permaculture principles- compost making and feeding the soil early in the season is top priority. Weeding is not so important!

 

Audrey, a volunteer from the congregation has been instrumental in the garden having it's most productive ever year. Plus back in the spring a team of Community Paybackers (the new name for Community Service) were on site to handle the heavy work. Link to more photos


Hither Green: St Swithun's Harvest Market

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on September 19, 2013 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

New Foraging Group:Abundance South East London

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on September 19, 2013 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

We are a NEW small South East London based group of foraging enthusiasts based primarily in SE23, SE26, SE4, SE6, SE13, SE14, SE19 & SE20 (or wherever the fruit trees call us to)

If you are interested or live locally, you can join us by emailing Vera at: [email protected] for more information.

We are also linked with the lovely Grow Mayow Community Garden and the monthly Sydenham market every last Sunday of the month.

We are now also on the Abundance Network. 

Specialist equipment not always necessary, sometimes a bag and willing hands are enough.

Close links with community projects, who run sometimes run preserving workshops, including (but not limited to) Jam making, Chutney & Relish making, pickles & preserving methods.


Web:SEplentyfree.blogspot.co.uk

Email: [email protected]

HAPPY HARVESTING!

Downham: Harvest Festival, Lunch & Produce display. Open Invitation

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on October 3, 2012 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Sunday 7 October at At Luke's Church, Shroffold Road, BR1. 

Forest Hill: Harvest Market SUN 7 October

Posted by Nick on October 2, 2012 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Lee Manor community garden session- SUN 7th OCT 10:30

Posted by Nick on October 2, 2012 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Gardeners

 

Please come to the next community gardening session on Sunday 7th October at 10:30am - noon at the Lee Manor community garden.

We need your help to do some autumn harvesting (and sharing) of fruit and vegetables as the tomatoes, raspberries, courgettes, green beans and chard have been growing well.

Then we’ll do some preparation of the raised beds for some autumn planting and lots more gardening.

 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday either to garden or just to visit – everyone is welcome (as are your friends and family).

 

Best wishes and happy gardening.

 

Karen (Chair)

 

The Lee Manor Community Garden is located at the rear of 94 Burnt Ash Road SE12 8PY and the garden gate is on Micheldever Road.

Lee Community Garden - Harvest & New thermal composter- help needed!

Posted by Lewisham Gardens on August 29, 2012 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (1)


DearGardeners

 

Please come to the next community gardening session on Sunday 2ndSeptember at 10:30am - noon at the Lee Manor community garden.  We’lldo some harvesting – the green beans are coming along well and so are thecarrots, rocket and chard. 


Your help is also needed to setup / put into position the new 500 litre water butt(that will collect water from the shed roof) and thermal composter (both bought with funds from the Lee Green Assembly Mayor’s Fund) and lots more gardening. 

 

You are very welcome to garden or just to visit asare all your friends and family.

 

Best wishes.

 

Karen (Chair)

 

The Lee Manor Community Gardenis located at the rear of 94 Burnt Ash Road SE12 8PY and the garden gate is on Micheldever Road.