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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Alara Permaculture Forest Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Plant sale. Food and teas from the garden. The gardens are linked to Alara who are providing organic muesli samples for visitors.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Camley Street - between Booker Cash & Carry and Alara
Nearest postcode: N1C 4PF

Buses

46, 214

Stations

Camden Road, Camden Town, King's Cross, St Pancras,

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Vineyard, orchard and raised beds suitable for wheelchairs. Permaculture garden has steps and very narrow paths.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

Conditions

Help with selling tickets etc would be appreciated.

The Garden

These interlinked gardens on Camley Street have been created from land around an industrial estate, a 10-minute walk from King’s Cross. Fifty tons of rubbish had to be removed in 2005 before work started on enclosing and terracing the largest area using coppiced sweet-chestnut logs to make a Permaculture Forest Garden. This has been planted with silverberry, pomegranate, Japanese wineberry, apricot, apple, pear, plum and edible hawthorn. In total there are more than 80 different food crops. There is a vineyard next to a lorry park, an orchard by a cash and carry and a communal compost heap. In 2014 the team built a greenhouse and extended the meeting area.

Gardener: Alex Smith
Capital Growth garden: 215
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Plant sale. Food and teas from the garden. The gardens are linked to Alara who are providing organic muesli samples for visitors.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Camley Street - between Booker Cash & Carry and Alara
Nearest postcode: N1C 4PF

Buses

46, 214

Stations

Camden Road, Camden Town, King's Cross, St Pancras,

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Vineyard, orchard and raised beds suitable for wheelchairs. Permaculture garden has steps and very narrow paths.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

Conditions

Help with selling tickets etc would be appreciated.

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