Magical solstice night

We hosted our first magical midsummer night feast, a night of fantastic food, mead, music, merrymaking, flowers and fun. It was a chance to get the garden looking more gorgeous than ever, spruced, swept, rinsed and readied for our biggest crowd yet. The cosy centre space was warmed by the midsummer fire, and surrounded by … Continue reading Magical solstice night

Sunflower Summer Big Lunch

A successful day out on the Unwin and Friary Estate for the Big Lunch. 100's of mini kitchen veg gardens disappeared off the potting bench before lunch even got going. Although hardly anyone on the estate has a garden - a balcony if lucky, people were super keen to get growing healthy greens, coriander, mizuna … Continue reading Sunflower Summer Big Lunch

Community feast!

The first community feast at the garden today, glorious sunshine, a fresh breeze, white and blue borage humming with bees and an abundance of salads, spring leaves and edible flowers. The feast brought the Maintaining Health Partners Copleston Together group en masse to the garden, to eat and then work....weeding, watering, harvesting, sweeping, many first … Continue reading Community feast!

Seed swapping success!

A successful first seedy sunday event at the garden with the London Freedom Seed Bank. A huge variety of local and exotic seed was shared, and we look forward to developing good seed saving practices here in Peckham.  Great cakes too... ..

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 … Continue reading Spring snapshot

Grown in Peckham garden feast

We celebrated a summer of successful harvests with a hot pot of freshly-harvested veggies on Thursday. Thanks to all the Grown in Peckham volunteers for all of your hard work, foody contributions, recipe ideas, and hearty appetites! Master Chef Feast time