Sydenham Garden Capital Clean Up day

Sydenham Garden's are holding a  Capital Clean Up day on Saturday 27 April 2013 from 10.30am to 3.30pm at the De Frene Road site.  Come for an hour or stay all day, all welcome. No skills needed – jobs for everyone.  Please wear appropriate clothes and strong footwear. Work on site is not suitable for those aged … Continue reading Sydenham Garden Capital Clean Up day

London Orchard Project workshops at De Frene Road allotments

  The London Orchard Project will be (LOP) is providing a number of expert fruit tree restoration workshops at De Frene Road allotments.  These will be held on;   Tuesday 29 January 2013 – 10.30am to 3pm  Tuesday 5 February 2013 - 10.30am to 3pm Saturday 16 February 2013 - 10.30am to 3pm With these three sessions they … Continue reading London Orchard Project workshops at De Frene Road allotments

De Frene Road Allotments

The Nature's Gym last visited De Frene Road in November 2011.  Yesterday, like then they spent a few happy  hours digging, barrowing, raking and toiling at these allotments.  This is still a relatively new site for the volunteers having only been here once before.  The allotments are part of  the Sydenham Gardens Project who have managed to secure the … Continue reading De Frene Road Allotments

Green Flag success for Lewisham

This year London Borough of Lewisham won 13 Green Flags and 5 Green Flag Community Awards.  This year, 1424 sites received this prestigious accolade - a record number!   The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country.  The Green Flag Community Award recognises high quality green spaces in England and Wales managed by … Continue reading Green Flag success for Lewisham

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck – Part 2

  The Nature's Gym volunteers are getting used to building footpaths, creating loggeries and digging out bramble and they seem to enjoy it.  On Thursday 17 November 2011 they spent yet another very happy few hours digging, barrowing, raking and toiling at De Frene Road allotments.  This is a new site for the volunteers and they all … Continue reading How much wood would a woodchuck chuck – Part 2