Tag Archives: Gardening

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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