Tag Archives: Gardening

South Croydon Allotments annual open day, Aug 13

South Croydon Allotments is staging its annual open day on Saturday August 13. This year’s event is raising money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Open from 9.30am to 1.30pm, the allotment society invites you to, “Come and visit our … Continue reading

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Weekly gardening club launched in Addiscombe Railway Park

Addiscombe Railway Park’s community garden is holding a Gardening Club every Wednesday, from 6.30pm till 7.30pm All abilities of gardener are welcome, tools and gloves provided, and children are welcome at the sessions, which are supervised by experienced gardeners who … Continue reading

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Park Hill allotments open day, Deepdene Ave, Aug 14

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Carshalton Lavender planting days, Apr 23 and 30

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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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Magical Garden Event, Streatham Common Rookery, Sep 12

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Charity is seeking Master Gardeners to dig for victory

Have you got two years or more food-growing experience and a passion to share your knowledge with others? Garden Organic, a national charity, is looking for lively volunteers to join Croydon Master Gardeners. The Master Gardener programme is a volunteer … Continue reading

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Bensham Manor Allotments Party on the Plot, Aug 1

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Upper Norwood cookery writer offers Five ways to health

We all want tasty food that’s good for us. Key to that is ensuring we eat our daily intake of fruit and vegetables. Yet most of us aren’t even getting half the fruit and veg we need in a day. … Continue reading

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St Andrew’s church seeks volunteers in its ‘green gym’

St Andrew’s Church, Southbridge Road, is seeking volunteers keen to do a couple of hours of community gardening in the churchyard each month. The church is historically notable as being where the artist Cicely Mary Barker worshipped regularly; last month … Continue reading

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Grange Park autumn bulb-planting event, Nov 8

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Pampisford Road allotments open day and BBQ, Sun Aug 24

Pampisford Road Allotments, South Croydon, is holding an open day and BBQ on Sunday August 24 from noon till 4pm. All are welcome to come along for a look around and bite to eat. They will be taking names for … Continue reading

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Life can be a bowl of cherries in your own urban orchard

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, has already explained how even the most modest of town centre homes can have a herb garden and grow their own vegetables with some raised beds. Here, he explains that producing delicious fruit is possible, … Continue reading

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Raise your garden’s prospects with new beds and some worms

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, suggests that using raised beds in small town centre gardens and yards is an excellent way to grow a range of healthy – and productive – plants  Having a raised bed in any garden is … Continue reading

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Hedge your garden bets with a selection of kitchen herbs

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, says that even with a small garden and relatively poor soil, it is still possible to grow herbs and vegetables for your kitchen Living in the centre of Croydon means my garden is not the … Continue reading

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Elm Tree Cottage garden announces charity open days

On the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, you have a chance to step back into the 19th Century with a visit to the garden of a house in Croham that offers a feel for how the area around Croydon might … Continue reading

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South Norwood Allotment Holders open day: June 28

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