Nature’s Gym at Mayow Park

The Nature's Gym volunteers have been working in Mayow Park for quite a few years now.  They have see the 'Triangle' area develop in to a really lovely area of bright flowers and scented herbs.  The garden was originally inspired by permaculture principles and designed by one of the friends and his come on a … Continue reading Nature’s Gym at Mayow Park

Heritage Lottery consultation for Beckenham Place Park

  Lewisham Council is currently working on a Heritage Lottery bid for Beckenham Place Park. Have a look at some of the preliminary ideas to improve the park. Have your say and talk with the landscape architects to feed back on the ideas and to provide some of your own suggestions for improvements. The consultation event is … Continue reading Heritage Lottery consultation for Beckenham Place Park

Growing Localities Awards 2013/14

A total of £2,500 prize money is being offered to projects which use nature to enhance and improve local communities and the lives of vulnerable or socially excluded people, generating positive outcomes such as health and well-being, new skills and knowledge, new relationships, and a sense of purpose and belonging. This year, entries are invited … Continue reading Growing Localities Awards 2013/14

Old Tidemill School and Garden

On Saturday November 16th, the lovely volunteers at Old Tidemill School are holding a very important event where they will be taking part in some filming for a TV vote to help them secure funding from the People's Millions.  You can help! Owen from the project says; "With the support of the charity London Play we have … Continue reading Old Tidemill School and Garden

Hither Green Community Planting Day

HGCA are inviting you to join the BIG Community Planting Day happening in Hither Green next Saturday! They been awarded 200 edible hedging plants by The Woodland Trust and will need a small army to get them planted! They include crab apples, hazelnuts, and lots of berries, which will encourage local wildlife AND provide a great wild harvest for foragers in … Continue reading Hither Green Community Planting Day

Mountsfield Park Food Growing Space

Lewisham has over 80 Community Gardens providing a range of growing spaces within schools, community centres, businesses and housing areas.  Managing these gardens themselves offers a valuable opportunity for Lewisham residents to join together in not only growing food, but also in contributing skills such as managing volunteers, fundraising and committee roles. If you are … Continue reading Mountsfield Park Food Growing Space