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First green shoots sighted as work goes on at Saffron Central

Croydon’s going potty for crocuses, with a topping-up session held today at Saffron Central, the pop-up crocus farm on the site of Taberner House, the council’s former office block. More than 16,000 pots were filled with compost and Crocus Sativus … Continue reading

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Community blooms as the sun shines on Saffron Central

The sun shone on Croydon’s “Central Park” yesterday, as volunteers came together on the Taberner House building site for the #BigPotUp to plant 21,000 crocus corms. Photo-journalist LEE TOWNSEND was there to capture the day exclusively for Inside Croydon Croydon … Continue reading

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Taberner House saffron farm within £1,000 of fulfilling dream

A vision of recreating Croydon as Crocus Valley needs another £1,000 in crowd-funding before the weekend to become a reality. One restaurant has already placed an order for the scheme’s entire first crop of saffron, Ally McKinlay’s idea of turning … Continue reading

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