A community garden in the East End, brought back to life by local residents. Food growing, fruit trees, pond, wildflower meadow, shrubs and bee-friendly flowers. Plants for sale and refreshments available.
Unique garden and heritage asset at the heart of an 1890s housing estate, rescued by concerted action after years of decline. Features include a vibrant new planting scheme, a restored bandstand and a rainwater-harvesting system.
A garden with many challenges that still gives the impression of a country churchyard in an urban area. Tours of historic church and churchyard. Children's craft activities. Homemade cakes and good coffee. Plants for sale.
Garden project with beds maintained and crops shared by resident volunteers. A feast of organic vegetables, salads, aromatic herbs, beautiful flowers and wildlife.
Community garden around a historic church. Pop-up café. Tours of the church and crypt. Access to the vicarage garden, a private family-managed walled garden adjacent to the church.
See what can be achieved in a small urban space. Community garden with fruit bushes, hedging and trees, vegetable plots, pond and beehives. Medicinal, fibre and dye plant growing. Shed and beds of reclaimed materials. Make your own teabag stall.
Award-winning 'secret' garden on an old railway line with emphasis on community involvement, wildlife-friendly gardening, food growing and nature-inspired design activities. Café serving fresh garden produce, greenhouse, wood-fired oven.
The inspiration for the set of Eastenders, this garden has retained its original Victorian layout and been lovingly restored by local residents. Bookstall and refreshments.
Former almshouses, now a museum with award-winning herb garden. Period garden rooms showing the changing nature of English town gardens. Saturday and Sunday: self-guided garden activities for children. Café.
Award-winning gardens of 1987 canalside development being rejuvenated by residents after years of neglect. Food, refreshments, plant and craft sales.
Award-winning gardens at St Joseph's Hospice,, intended for both recreation and contemplation. South end now re-shaped following completion of major building works. Fundraising stall. Cream teas.
A community garden used for horticultural therapy and training for people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. Organically grown plants, herbs and vegetables for sale. Tea, coffee and cakes.
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