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May 2015

Contemporary Green: How Do We Cultivate Our Garden?

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Free

Contemporary Green is a free to download, free to share, free to print e-book of 100 word manifestos co-authored by garden writers and enthusiasts, answering the question - How do we cultivate our garden? Please do download, write about, share with friends, laugh, cry and argue over what you read here from our wonderful writers. It is our gift to you. Contemporary Green  

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‘Taking a Turn’: mental health history of hospital gardens

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Exchange Square, By Saltpoint Bar, 2 Exchange Square
London, EC2A 2EH United Kingdom
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‘Taking a Turn’ explores the mental health history of hospital gardens from 1800 to contemporary times, using historical archives as well as historical and contemporary patient narratives in a garden installation. The installation is at Exchange Square, the original site of Bedlam – Bethlem Royal hospital - the world’s oldest psychiatric hospital. ‘Taking a Turn’ brings together medicine, history and horticulture in a fresh approach about a little-known medical history. This history has become a seedbed for the contemporary movement…

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Wildflower Bee Hotel

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Turnham Green, Chiswick High Rd
London, W4 5DT United Kingdom
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Free

Wild Flag Studios in collaboration with Friends of Turnham Green have created the Wildflower Bee Hotel - a sculptural habitat for bees to be installed in Turnham Green’s Wildflower Meadows for the duration of this year’s Chelsea Fringe Festival. Working in partnership with local bee experts, this habitable art installation is intended to attract both solitary bees and bumble bees which nest above ground in stems, holes and trees. The sculpture serves to both house and protect the bees, and…

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The Bathtub Pond at No. 38 – Feeding Times

Sat 16 May, 2015
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38 Stanesfield Rd Cambridge, CB5 8NH United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Feeding times during Chelsea Fringe will be 10.30am and 5.30pm  every day - children are most welcome with accompanying adult. At other times you are welcome to pop by at your convenience (bench provided!). Make it a walk and visit the Margaret Wright Community Orchard and Coldham's Common as well, both very nearby.

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Let’s be honest

Sat 16 May, 2015
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The Walled Nursery, Water Lane
Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 5DH United Kingdom
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Let’s work together to reduce the stigma related to veterans and mental health issues’. Continuing with our theme of our 2014 Chelsea Fringe event,’Walled Therapy’, this year we are remembering our ‘Tongswood 14’ who lost their lives from our historic estate in The Great War, whilst continuing to raise awareness and funds for our very worthy chosen charity, Gardening Leave. Gardening Leave tends to the invisible wounds of conflict by providing Horticultural Therapy for serving and ex service personnel within…

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HoneyComb Meadow: Millennium Square

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Millenium Square, Anchor Road, Harbourside
Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom
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Free

A honeycomb meadow of wildflowers, designed by River of Flowers to highlight the importance of creating bee and pollinator friendly habitats in our urban environment, will be appearing in Millennium Square for the Chelsea Fringe in Bristol. This installation of interlinking, moveable hexagonal planters is a joint collaboration with partners BeeBristol, which are project managing the event and the follow-on distribution of the wildflower hexagons in the HoneyComb Meadow to community projects around the city. The squares, gardens, parks, pavements and rooftops of any city can…

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From the Ground Up

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Jesus Green Lock, next to Chesterton Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 United Kingdom
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Free

From the Ground Up is a site-specific installation of ceramic flowers located on the island at Jesus Lock in Cambridge made by learning-disabled students, staff and volunteers from Cambridge charity Rowan. Visitors are invited to view the installation from the footbridge over the River Cam or on the footpath alongside the river. Each flower has been individually crafted and together, they create a meadow of coloured, textured bobbing flowers that catch the breeze creating waving patterns reflective of the water…

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Strictly Gardening

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
The Orchards Shopping Centre, Hobsons House
Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 3QH United Kingdom
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Free

Haywards Heath’s community fun event is set for Saturday 16th May this year and promises to be the very best ever.  The theme of the day is the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and gardening expert and TV personality Charlie Dimmock will open the proceedings as well as being part of the celebrity Gardener’s Panel, chaired by Jean Griffin of BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey, for a public Question Time on all things green.  Our aim is to unite communities through…

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Fairtrade picnic

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Špica, Špica, Gruberjevo nabrežje, Ljubljana
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

The all-day picnic celebrates the 10th anniversary of fair trade in Slovenia. On this occasion we will bring together all partner organizations and individuals who will prepare a wide range of activities, from workshops to concerts. We will hold a speakers’ corner where everyone will have a say, a second-hand fashion show, fair-trade cake tasting. Join us with a picnic blanket and bring along your friends, children and pets. Desserts from locally produced or fair trade ingredients are welcome too.

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Stories of Stockwell

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. Come and join local residents, gardeners and artists as we celebrate the history of our community. The festival opens with a day-long family event. There…

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Floral Flotilla

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
River Thames, Mill Meadows
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 United Kingdom
Free

Calling anybody who has access to a river craft - from paddle boards to paddle steamers - to decorate their craft with a horticultural theme - flowers/fruit/vegetables……. anything goes even swimming! It does not need to mean spending a lot on formal displays, unless of course you want to. The flotilla will muster at Mill Meadows in Henley on Thames from 11am and will then parade up and downstream before re-mooring for lunch. There is no entry fee to the…

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Arboreata Streeta

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Stackpool Road cul de sac, Stackpool Road
Bristol, BS3 1NY United Kingdom
free

A community led art installation as part of the South bank Bristol Arts Trail - a celebration of trees in the city. Part of the South Bank Bristol Arts Trail and the Blooming Bedminster growing community festival, find out more here

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Happy Seeds Festival – Tomato Planting Extravaganza

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
St James’s, St James's, New Cross (1 block from New Cross Gate station)
London, SE14 6AD United Kingdom
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The Happy Seeds Festival - Tomato Planting Extravaganza, sponsored by Dig This Nursery and Garden Centre in New Cross, is a festival for all ages to celebrate and learn about tomato planting. Nearly 100 varieties of tomato plants will be available for sale and planting. Local school children will also be selling tomato seedlings grown at their school gardens. Tomato gardening experts and helpers will be available to share gardening tips. Wooden planting boxes for the tomatoes will be built…

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Edible Askew Road Presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar inspired by Eric Carle

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
Starch Green, Junction of Goldhawk and Askew Roads
London, W12 9BA United Kingdom
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For the 3rd year local environmental charity, Hammersmith Cmmunity Gardens Association have teamed up  with Askew Business Network to curate an Edible Askew Road with activities themed and inspired by the popular children's book The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. The event will feature activities on Starch Green, a treasure trail along the Askew Road and events in the lead up to and on the day at Askew Library. Local shops and businesses will be invited to participate offering food…

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Hoopy and Happy with Hahahopscotch

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm BST
Fenton House, Hampstead Grove
London, London NW3 6SP United Kingdom
£5

16th May 2015, 11.30am-12.15pm £5 per child ( entry to the gardens is additionally payable at the National Trust office at £2 per person) 4-12 years old (or the younger at heart) Parents to stay please Booking recommended at www.eventbrite.co.uk Long before scooters or space hoppers, hoops were de rigueur entertainment for parks and gardens. Children raced alongside, hitting them with a stick to keep them rolling. Inspired by an antique photograph of young friends dressed all in white – so practical – …

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Luckwell Park Community Day

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Luckwell Park, Luckwell Road
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A community fun day including the community hanging basket project. This event is organised by the Luckwell Park Improvement Project. When: Saturday 16 May, 12noon - 4pm Where: Luckwell park,  Luckwell Road, Bedminster Who: Luckwell Park Improvement Projects (LIMP) Find out more: LIMP - Search on Facebook for Luckwell improvement project

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Discover the Poetry Path at King Henry’s Walk Garden

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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King Henry’s Walk Garden, 17-27 King Henry's Walk
London, Islington N1 4NX United Kingdom
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We're looking at how poetry has been inspired by nature.  As you walk round our award winning garden (three times London's best community garden in London in Bloom) you will see how the abundance of flowers, fruit, vegetables, insects and trees has inspired poets old and new.

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Dig, Eat and Dye

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Greenwood Road
London, E8 1BD United Kingdom
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Free

A family fun day to celebrate the expansion of the WETRA (Wilton Estate Tenants & Residents Ass.) Garden and to showcase what can be achieved in a small inner city housing estate. Community growing plots, next to wildflower meadow, with allotment beds, herb garden and individual gardens. There will be fun activities to include Natural Dyeing, Grow A Ball of String with Cordwainers Grow, food from Morningside Cafe, Drum circle, Bouncy Castle with HDCS and many more activities as well…

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Wildlife Gardening Workshop

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Free

This wildlife workshop, led by Froglife, will offer an in-depth discussion, tips and practical skills, on how to make urban gardens and parks attractive for all sorts of wildlife, especially amphibians and reptiles. The increasing fragmentation and degradation of habitat available for wildlife in London has led to a reduction in our Capital’s biodiversity. Gardens and parks provide a much needed way for reptiles and amphibians and other wildlife to move around, and they also help to link up habitats.…

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postcard gardens

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm BST
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Oh! Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green
London, Greater London E2 6HG United Kingdom
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postcard gardens is an exhibition of artists’ postcards and exploratory text, curated around the theme of gardens. Taken from postcardwall’s ‘year of the postcard’ collection of 365 postcards, each card has been chosen for its artwork’s relationship to all things green, delving into artists’ longstanding exploration of landscape and nature for Chelsea Fringe. The postcards come from a range of established institutions to relatively unknown artists or galleries, so make an intriguing display of miniature artworks from across time, each…

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Fete, Felting and Film

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Various

The South London Botanical Institute will be holding a Fete showing off some of its rarer specimens from the herbarium and the library as well as opening the historical house and botanical garden, with our Garden Café serving teas and botanical ice creams, you also have a chance to see our beautiful new wallpaper designed by a young local artist based on our herbarium and garden plants.  Books, plants and seeds for sale.   Free Women of the Cloth will be holding…

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Seedbomb Workshop, Edible Flower Pizzas, Botanical Cocktails.

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
St David Coffee House, 5 St David's Road
London, SE23 3EP United Kingdom
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£3.00

  Collaboration between Florist Yolanda Chiaramello, St David Coffee House and Vandough Pizza. Family fun, come and join us for a seed bomb workshop from 2pm May 17th, quench your thirst with a botanical beverage and enjoy a Vandough floral inspired pizza from 4pm. £3.00 donation for workshop.

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Hahahopscotch Gets Giggly and Greenfingered at the Brunel Museum Garden

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Brunel Museum Roof Garden, Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe
London, London SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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£5

It’s time for some Rotherhithe gardening fun, as Hahahopscotch brings very special Brunel-themed gardening fun to the Brunel Museum. It’s a chance to plant some seeds, get a teeny bit muddy, and take home your very own gardening project. And along the way we will have a giggle too! As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Hahahopscotch will be running Giggly & Greenfingered children's gardening activities at the Brunel Museum, to coincide with the Midnight Apothecary’s pop-up cocktail bar on…

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Social Therapeutic Horticulture in Practice

Mon 18 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. This therapy is known as social and therapeutic horticulture - the process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, and communication and thinking skills. At 12.30 on the weekdays of the event we will be holding a talk on the latest developments in social and horticultural therapy and the ways in…

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Wallflowers : an exhibition of floral art

Mon 18 May, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Old Fire Station Gallery, Market Place
Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 2AG United Kingdom
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Photograph: Liz Ware Wallflowers is the first exhibition of floral art for Chelsea Fringe Henley. It is a celebration of the enduring beauty of flowers in varied representations and artistic mediums. Each piece is the work of an artist with links to the Henley area;  some have exhibited widely, others have not. We invite you to join us for an Open View on Monday 18th May, between 7pm and 9pm, at the Old Fire Station Gallery in Market Square or between…

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Wallflowers : an exhibition of floral art

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Old Fire Station Gallery, Market Place
Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 2AG United Kingdom
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Photograph: Liz Ware Wallflowers is the first exhibition of floral art for Chelsea Fringe Henley. It is a celebration of the enduring beauty of flowers in varied representations and artistic mediums. Each piece is the work of an artist with links to the Henley area; some have exhibited widely, others have not. We invite you to join us for an Open View on Monday 18th May, between 7pm and 9pm, at the Old Fire Station Gallery in Market Square or between…

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Pick up a Stitch at the Inner Temple Garden

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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See also Sunday 7th June - open day 11am - 3pm
Inner Temple Garden, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

Pick up a Stitch at the award winning Inner Temple Garden involves Tuesday evening pop-up knitting clubs and garden open day on Sunday 7th June. Our project celebrates the abundance of vibrant colour in the garden by collaborating with our visitors in a pop-up knitting club to create colourful woollen decorations for our trees and statutes; everything from pom-poms to knitted cosies. This will be family friendly fun open to all ages and abilities with experts on hand to teach…

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Composting with Sandworms: The Horticulture of Dune

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Seven Dials Club, 42 Earlham Street
London, WC2H 9LA United Kingdom
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£7.57

Join us for for an evening of science fiction, exobiology and not-of-this-earthworms, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Frank Herbert's Dune with science, socks and snacks! Featuring: Marek Kukula - Public Astronomer, Royal Observatory Greenwich - on plants and planets and fitting the two together Lauren O'Farrell - aka Deadly Knitshade - teaching you how to build your very own sock puppet Sandworm Books, drawings and giveaways courtesy of Dune's publishers, Hodder & Stoughton and The Folio Society Cake…

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Serre Torrigiani smarten up the city – Serre Torrigiani abbellisce la città

Wed 20 May, 2015
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Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza della Repubblica
Florence, Firenze 50124 Italy
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Serre Torrigiani smarten up the city and invite you to a hands-on activity to enjoy the new green installation that will be on display in Piazza della Repubblica between May 20th -23th. Come and have your picture taken as you get your hands dirty with the earth: your snapshot will be posted on Instgram with the hashtag #giulemani and it will take part in our photo contest. Also On May 23rd Serre Torrigini invite you to visit the re-revamp of…

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BEST of BOST – Edible Bankside and Green Spaces Tour

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST
Bankside Open Spaces Trust, Red Cross Garden, 50 Redcross Way,
London, SE1 1HA United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for an informative early-evening stroll, exploring some of the many hidden, beautiful and fascinating parks & gardens built and managed by environmental charity Bankside Open Spaces Trust. Led by the charity's Director, Helen Firminger, this promises to be a revealing insight into community managed green spaces, food growing in the very heart of the city, and set against the world-famous backdrop of London's Bankside area.

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Oasis outdoor cinema night

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed 3 June, 2015

Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. In a rare evening opening, we are holding two outdoor cinema nights. Films will be confirmed closer to the date. This idyllic setting, of pond…

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The garden of you… and the wishing tree

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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Battersea Flower Station, 16 Winders Road
London, SW11 3HE United Kingdom
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Free

An interactive piece of contemporary theatre. Nature and the garden offer brilliant metaphors for life and personal growth. The piece will explore the universal themes of change, growth and resilience through spoken word and movement. The audience will be taken on a journey through the Battersea Flower Station (a very long and magical site in the heart of London), meeting the inhabitants of the whimsical fantasy garden along the way. At the end of the journey they will be invited…

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Hortus non Conclusus (Sneak preview of part of a Garden Exhibit Inspired by a Barbara Hepworth Textile Design in Vauxhall)

Fri 22 May, 2015
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Vauxhall Pocket Park Piazza, Vauxhall Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall
London, SE115HL United Kingdom
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Free

A glimpse of what’s to come to the Tate,  an interactive open garden exhibit inspired by a 1950's Barbara Hepworth Textile Design, concept by Rosie Irving and designed by Rosie Irving and Antonia Young. Come and get a preview of  the striking geometric shapes, cast limestone in shades of black and white, made by architectural stonework company, Haddonstone ltd.  Enjoy seating areas and planters containing texturally stimulating plants, bursting with life, free for all to enjoy. The garden will take its…

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Bees visit the museum too

Fri 22 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri 5 June, 2015

Muzej sodobne umetnosti Metelkova (+MSUM), Maistrova 3
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Did you know that the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (+ MSUM) also maintains a museum garden? We use it to grow buckwheat to attract the bees. Just like our artists use their art to raise awareness about environmental, biological and social issues, we use our museum garden to call for a more harmonic coexistence of man and nature. On this visit, we will read some stories about bees in our environment, and then create some special works of art…

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Sow, slackline, smile

Fri 22 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Plezalni center Ljubljana, Pesarska cesta 10
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

The Climbing Centre Ljubljana invites free spirits of all generations to join us in rejuvenating our lawn, after which we will take a break on the slackline, climb a route or two and relax over home-made raspberry syrup. To make the grass grow better, all our good thoughts, mantras, wishes and ideas will be drawn on postcards that will be put on a permanent display for passers-by to enjoy.

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Bat Walk

Fri 22 May, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£3.00

Learn about these fascinating creatures of the night sky. Ken, Cemetery Park Manager (and bat enthusiast!), will guide you through the park to look out for our furry friends. We supply bat detectors to help you identify the species that are swooping around and to listen to them ‘chattering’ as they hunt for food. Please bring a torch with you if you can and remember to wrap up warm. Open to all.

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Woven Willow Bee Workshop

Sat 23 May, 2015
Bristol 2015 Lab Space, Units 5-6, 1 Canon's Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Artist Sarah Jayne Edwards will help you to weave your own mini bee from sustainable willow.

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Peas, Peace, Poetry and Plots

Sat 23 May, 2015
Olympia Community Kitchen Garden, Olympia Station, next to footbridge. (Russell Road Entrance,) W14 8HU
London, W14 8HU United Kingdom
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Free

Peace, Peas, Poetry and Plots  -  Saturday 23rd May Visit one of the newest community kitchen gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for a day of poetry, printing and creativity inspired by the garden on a platform of Olympia Station. 10am: 'Breakfast Poetry' writing workshop with Sarah Salway. 12 noon - 4pm: Creative workshops for all, inspired by the words and atmosphere of the garden and maybe even the trains. Printing and poetry with multimedia artist Linda Landers…

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Squash Neighbourhood

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Knjižnica reči, Belokranjska ulica 6
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Join the neighbours in the Savsko Naselje district to plant squash on the lawn in front of their Library of Things. We will start with a communal breakfast and end with a tea party. All gardening enthusiasts are welcome, no experience required. The coordinator of the near-by community garden will join us to share her experience and answer any gardening questions.

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Bee Aware

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Turner Contemporary Art Gallery, Rendevous
Margate, CT9 1HG United Kingdom
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A humourous angle to a serious problem.  How do we save our pollinators, especially the Bumble Bee?  All plants in this garden are bee friendly and hopefully will offer inspiration, if not a wry grin!

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Oasis garden trail

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sat 6 June, 2015

Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. Come and follow our garden trails, through this secret paradise amid the concrete. See how the pond and veg patch, woods and meadow have inspired…

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Rosemary Shampoo Making

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Caravanserai, 100-116 Silvertown Way
London, Newham E16 1EA United Kingdom
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£2.50

Sat May 23, 11am-1pm Come and join us and learn how to make your very own shampoo from rosemary.  Without chemicals this shampoo cleans your hair and leaves you feeling great.  We’ll be going through the whole process and equipping you with the knowledge to make more at home.   You’ll also leave with a sample to take home to try out. We're at the 'Caravanserai' in Canning Town, 100-116 Silvertown Way, E16 1EA

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#MyE20 – East Village (London 2012 former Athletes’ Village) 3D Herbal Graphics Planting Day!

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Get Living London Forecourt, 5 Celebration Avenue
London, E20 1DB United Kingdom
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Free

All are welcome to join The Edible Bus Stop® team to help plant up a large 3D graphical display with luscious herbs at the East Village, London 2012 former Athletes' Village. Kids and adults are very welcome to come and get stuck in with us and of course, no planting day is complete without complimentary tea and cake. Thanks to Get Living London, local café, Tina 1 (We Salute You) will serve refreshments and we will be giving away herbs in biodegradable pots to all that help us plant. The…

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Natura Morta

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
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On Sunday 11am - 7pm
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Natura Morta -  Saturday 23 May, 11am-11pm - Sunday 24 May, 11am-7pm Artist Erola Arcalís presents for the first time Natura Morta in a temporary installation that will take place in Dalston Eastern Curve Garden on the weekend of 23 and 24 May. Taking plants as the main subject of interest, her practice makes use of the photographic still life language. Yet, the very idea of this language is questioned by capturing the botanical subjects while they are still alive.…

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Fri 29 May, 2015

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Dalston Flower Show for Children  - Saturday 23 & Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 May The annual 'Dalston Flower Show for Children' is back for our three week Chelsea Fringe programme.  It starts with a special afternoon of activities on Saturday, followed by four afternoons for half-term. Remember, we don't take bookings in advance, so do come early to make sure you get a place! Botanical Bags & Bunting - Saturday 23 May, 1-5pm Textile artists Yemi Awosile and Emamoke…

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Babylon Plants and Flowers Open Day

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chestnut Farm, Cuxham
Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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Free

Babylon Plants wholesale nursery which is usually open to trade is opening to the public as part of the Chelsea Fringe event. Members of the public will have the unique opportunity to browse the nursery stock, peruse the cut flower beds, walk through the wild flower meadow, buy plants at wholesale prices and eat homemade cake, tea and lemonade – served by our very own flower fairies. We are a wholesale nursery supplying garden designers and landscapers, established since 1995…

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Queen’s Park Wildlife Area Tea Party and Harrington Court Allotments

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wildlife Area, Queen’s Park Gardens, Ilbert Street
London, W10 United Kingdom
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Free

On Saturday 23 May from 1–4PM you can see what the green fingered residents of Queen's Park have been getting up to. Visit Harrington Court Allotments and come along to our very first Garden Tea Party in the Wildlife Area at Queen’s Park Gardens. While you have a cup of tea and a piece of cake you can learn about what we've been doing in our local Wildlife Area. Try your hand at helping out with a bit of weeding…

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The Chelsea Flower Show Massacre

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
London, SE11 5HL United Kingdom
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£8.00

The irreverent poet Mark Fiddes reads from his Templar Pamphlet - available at The Chelsea Flower Show Massacre,  alongside fellow Templar Poets - Jane Weir, author of 'Poppies', Walking the Block and other pamphlets and collections and Chris James, author of England Underwater, The Fool and winner of numerous poetry awards including the National Poetry Competition. ... a taste ... the opening stanza from... The Chelsea Flower Show Massacre The butterflies get in for free, like the Queen, ex officio.…

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Willow Suncatcher Workshop

Sun 24 May, 2015
Bristol 2015 Lab Space, Units 5-6, 1 Canon's Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Free

Be inspired by the beauty of nature, weave a willow leaf suncatcher decorated with leaves, flowers and seeds.

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Matiteverdi meets children for a green experience

Sun 24 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Casa Marchioni, vicolo N. Sauro 5
Corte de' Cortesi (CR) , 26020 Italy
Free

E' un incontro con i bambini delle elementari per la realizzazione di aiuole pubbliche a bassa manutenzione in accordo con l'Amministrazione comunale Matiteverdi meets children from a primary school in a rural town to create with them a small public green area with plants and flowers which need low maintenance. Facebook

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Artwork Inspired by the Garden

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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Bristol 2015 Lab Space, Units 5-6, 1 Canon's Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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The Bristol 2015 lab space will be full of floral inspiration to help you create your own works of art. Jess Hinsley is a children’s illustrator, with a passion for drawing, painting, cutting-and-sticking and generally making! She loves using a combination of watercolour, colouring pencils and imagination to bring her illustrations to life. Join Jess for a fun filled workshop and have a go yourself.

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A Festival of ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

A Festival of 'Bees, Butterflies and Blooms' on 16 & 17 May, launches four weekends of activities celebrating herbs, flowers and gardening in the heart of the city. Later highlights include miniature gardening,  Summer head-dresses  with the 'Flower Appreciation Society', and a 'Herbal Health Bar' with remedies, tea blends and the occasional botanical cocktail! More information Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

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Forest pathway picnic

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Playground pathway near Vodnikova cesta, Vodnikova cesta
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

We welcome everyone who has a desire to play forest games and to help in the playground equipment restoration. In the meantime we'll chat about alternative ways of urban gardening and green roofs as sustainable design possibilities.

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Knit a community

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Druga violina, Stari Trg 21
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Instead of donating money, we will get together and donate our time during which we will knit and crochet various items that will then be donated to the Ljubljana Safe House. We will also crochet a Granny blanket which we will sell at a public auction and use the proceeds to organize a summer festival for children. Everyone is welcome, no experience needed, we will teach and learn from each other. Equipment and yarn will be provided.

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Give Me Shelter: Half Term Activities

Tue 26 May, 2015
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10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm
Geffrye Museum, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Free

Explore different types of shelters in the past and present day, including garden homes in celebration of Chelsea Fringe. Make nest hats, Victorian paper dolls, animal homes and more. Activities are suitable for 2-16 year olds. 10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm Activities are free, workshop places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before activities take place. All children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult  

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Flower Up Imaizumi / Yantya Play Spot

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
JA Kitazaki, 〒819-0000 Kitazaki ,Nishi-Ku
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 819-0000  Japan
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Free

Inspired by the adventures of  ♪ Tom Sawyer we re-create the rambunctious scene on the occasion of his grandson's 6th birthday party, ··· ♪ with very great wishes for  healthy, vigorous  growth

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Creating a friendly library garden

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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Rock Road Library, 69 Rock Road
Cambridge , CB1 7UG United Kingdom
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Free

Gardens can be friendly to people, plants, wildlife but also to ideas and creativity. Come, during library opening hours, to see displays of what local schoolchildren consider ‘makes a library friendly’, as part of a City Council funded collaboration between Friends of Rock Road Library, social enterprise Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination, Morley Memorial Primary School, and County Council Library Services. Their ideas will inspire Debbie Hall, a willow artist, and Papworth OWL students and staff to create ‘friendly’ willow structures…

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Horticultural Village

Wed 27 May, 2015
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Royal Bath & West Show Ground, The Showground
Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN United Kingdom
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£20.00

A new 'horticultural village' at the 152nd Royal Bath & West Show will include 'pop-up' gardens, interactive fruit & veg workshops for children plus a race against the clock in the Instant Garden Challenge where competing teams build a garden from scratch. Willow activities, floral art and competition entries for a quirky shopping trolley challenge are not to be missed. Tickets can be purchased now at the saver rate of £17.00 for adult and 2 children. The ticket price will increase as…

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The Magic Beanstalk Bike

Wed 27 May, 2015
Around Cambridge City Centre Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

On Wednesday 27th May keep a look out in the centre of Cambridge for Cambridge University Botanic Garden's Community Gardening Cargo Bike, which (for Chelsea Fringe) is being transformed into 'The Magic Beanstalk Bike' and accompanied by Jack, his mother, the farmer and hopefully the cow (if we haven't swapped her for some beans by the time you find us). Stop and say hello, get some bean growing advice from Jack and his supporting cast of beanstalk characters, and collect…

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Grow your own edible garden!

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
Vauxhall, London SE115HS United Kingdom

Vauxhall City Farm show you how to grow some tasty treats such as herbs, salads and edible flowers in even the smallest of space such as a windowsill or balcony. Learn what you can grow, how to look after it and plant some seeds to take home with you. Suitable for the whole family. Entry to the farm is free but suggested donations may apply to activities.

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Seeds for cooks at Borough Market

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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Free

Borough Market’s gardener Veronica Perez Diaz and regular demonstration chef and allotmenteer, Celia Brooks host a special workshop in the Market Hall on planting and tending edible crops in an urban environment, with tips on transforming your harvest into delicious healthy dishes for all the family. Under Veronica’s expert guidance give your kitchen garden a kick start with a selection of free ethically produced herb and vegetable seeds to take home and plant up. Then, when Celia takes over in…

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Tutto sulle aromatiche! – All about Aromatic Herbs!

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Fri 5 June, 2015

Associazione Culturale Radici Quadrate, Piazzale Donatello, 29
Firenze, Italy 50132 Italy
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Mostra di Aromatiche provenienti da attività di agricoltura sociale in carcere: riconoscimento ed usi alimentari. presso la sede dell’Associazione Radici Quadrate, Piazzale Donatello 29, Firenze. 29 maggio 2015 dalle 10,00 alle 19,00 5 giugno 2015 dalle 10,00 alle 19,00 L’Associazione Radici Quadrate apre le porte per due intere giornate a tutti gli appassionati di piante! Presso il giardino dell’Associazione si svolgerà una mostra di piante aromatiche biologiche coltivate dai detenuti del Carcere Mario Gozzini di Firenze. Ogni ora gli amici…

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Cross Pollination at the Fringe

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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Shed Studio, Garden, 29 Dynevor Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN49HP United Kingdom
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Free

We are three recent/current garden artists in residence based in Kent - Anne Kelly was artist in residence at Sussex Prairies Garden in 2014, Rosie MacCurrach was at Great Dixter garden in 2014 and Louise Pettifer is the current artist in residence at Sissinghurst Castle Garden. We are displaying our work in drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles at the Shed Studio and organising garden art and craft activities and demonstrations alongside the event.

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portable orchard

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
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Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, UK SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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An orchard on wheels!

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the Garden of Disorientation Volume 2

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Greenhouse, Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, SW9 8PW United Kingdom
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Free

the garden of disorientation is back ! An amaryllis explosion! A gloriously colourful celebration of the opening of Pop Brixton. Sponsored by Designers Guild.

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4 P’s in our Garden

Sat 30 May, 2015
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Drum Castle Gardens, Drumoak, Banchory
Aberdeen, AB31 5EY United Kingdom
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Garden Photography competition- winners weekend Poetry inspired by the garden & a poetry wishing tree Planting a Bag for Life as a doorstep herb garden People focussed walks and workshops More information about workshops, competitions, times and tickets  here on Facebook - Drum Castle and Garden

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Plantastic Gardens

Sat 30 May, 2015
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Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Three themed gardens – Anatomy of a Flower, Sunseekers and Planting for Pollinators – will ‘pop up’ at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, South London at the end of May 2015. Designed by Head of Horticulture Wes Shaw and his team, the pop-ups will use bespoke planting to explore the themes of the Horniman’s indoor Plantastic exhibition. Anatomy of a Flower is a 3m-diameter floral picture, to be created from 3,150 bedding plants in a vibrant red,…

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Admitting the Possibilities of Error beside the Cambridge Oak

Sat 30 May, 2015
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University of Cambridge Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside
Cambridge, CB2 1JE United Kingdom
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Artist, Kirsten Lavers creates meditative drawings that evoke many associations including tree rings and the process of evolution. With kind permission of Cambridge University Botanic Garden, she will spend two days drawing beside the iconic Cambridge Oak. Kirsten welcomes conversation and invites viewers to bring a pen or pencil with them for her to use  ~ what one colour would you use to draw a tree? The event is free but there is charge for visiting this wonderful garden which holds many…

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Flower Up Chihaya / Chihaya Flower Market

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Chihaya Primary School, Fukuoka, 〒813-0044 1-Chome,Chihaya Higashi-Ku
Fukuoka , Fukuoka  813-0044  Japan
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Free

Children transformed into a pastry chef in a flower market ♪ Nice and cute flower cake is 'born' one after another ♪ 4 year of fun events

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Felted birds and pods

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Rd
London, Greater London SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£5.00

Come and make a needlefelted bird or wet felted bird pod with textile artists Women of the Cloth. The pods are made using the wet felting technique, where you lay fleece around a resist and felt it by rubbing and rolling with soap and water. The birds are made by needlefelting, where you work the fibres together with a barbed needle to make a sculpted shape. Age 8+. Cost £5 for materials. Please book in advance by emailing info@slbi.org.uk

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Aspire to inspire: local food growers

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
Dijaški dom Tabor, Vidovdanska 7
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

This event celebrates local food and sheds light on why it is important for our health and the environment, the possibilities for food production at home, and ways to connect local food producers and consumers as a business model as well as a philosophy. Programme: 10 inspirational speakers 6 good practices A premiere of a documentary on local food Local food exhibition Entry for all visitors is free, but due to limited space we would like you to  book in…

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Walk the Peckham Coal Line

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Bussey Building, Copeland Park, 133 Rye Lane/133 Copeland Road, Peckham,
London, SE15 3SN United Kingdom
Free

The Peckham Coal Line – an initiative for an elevated urban park using high-level disused railway sidings to link Queens Road Peckham and Peckham Rye stations. Come and discover south London's answer to the New York High Line at this exciting stage of its development. Map the 1km route, see the iconic views, uncover its history and contribute to this evolving grassroots project. The walk will start at the Bussey Building in Copeland Park – pedestrian entrance off Rye Lane…

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Copeland PARK – a tarmac playground

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
The NINES – Copeland Industrial Park, Copeland Park, 133 Rye Lane/133 Copeland road
london, se15 3sn United Kingdom
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Free

Copeland yard is an industrial park turned creative corner in Peckham. For one day only it becomes a car-free tarmac playground, hosting free activities, classes, a market and a pedal powered cinema screening of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom!!!  

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International cultures and cuisines of The Calthorpe Project

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Gray’s Inn Road
London, WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Join us for a global garden party with a local feel to celebrate the diverse cultural backgrounds of the people who enjoy The Calthorpe Project. There will be delicious food and drinks from all over the world, along with international music and activities for all ages!

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the Garden of Disorientation Volume 2

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
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The Greenhouse, Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, SW9 8PW United Kingdom
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Free

An amaryllis explosion! A gloriously colourful celebration of the opening of Pop Brixton. Sponsored by Designers Guild.

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Herbal Health Bar Weekend at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Step into a herbal haven on the last weekend of May with the launch of a ‘Herbal Health Bar’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden with East London’s ‘Gone Wild Herbs’ collective. Hackney Artist Steph Wehowski will be transforming the Garden’s wooden greenhouse into an apothecary style setting of fresh herbs, dried specimens, botanical drawings and herbal illustrations by artist Sophie Mason. Herbalists Sarah Gray and Rasheeqa Ahmad will be available throughout the weekend to discuss herbs and health, and…

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The man who planted trees

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Laboratorio LabArca, Via Marco d’Oggiono 1
Milan, 20123 Italy
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€10

A parable about the relationship man-nature, an exemplary story telling how “men could be as effective as God in domains other than destruction” (J.G.) “The man who planted trees” is a play by Plantago Associazione Culturale, who, through their theatrical point of view, follow Giono’s short story: notes of a journey across the Lower Alps in Provence; the meeting with Elzèard Bouffier; the story of his life between two world wars, up until his death. It actually becomes an oral speech, an…

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forest

Sun 31 May, 2015
Nagatsuru pond, Aichi University of the Arts, 1-114 Yazako Sagamine
Nagakute-city, Aichi-ken 480-1194 Japan
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At Forest, we exploit the ground of Aichi University of the Arts to engage in various activities. For example, we invite people from neighborhood communities to grow vegetables with natural farming method and cook and taste the harvest together. We also organize observations of rare flora and fauna, workshops to experience nature, art and performance events utilizing natural plants, etc.

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Walking Tour: 10 Years of Guerrilla Gardening

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Lambeth North Tube, Westminster Bridge Road
London, Greater London SE1 7XG United Kingdom
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Take a journey through time and space on the floral battle ground that are the streets around Elephant and Castle. It's been a decade since Richard Reynolds started tending neglected patches of land round here. While some now bloom as local landmarks, others have eventually been flattened by the relentless onslaught of comprehensive redevelopment in one of London's most dramatically transforming inner city districts. You'll learn how the gardens came to be and along the way hear tales of opportunities and obstacles,…

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Walk On The Wild Side at Gunnersbury

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane
London, London W3 8LQ United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrate our wildlife and natural environment with a fun, family-friendly and free day out! A great chance to explore West London's 'hidden gem' and see Gunnersbury Park in a new light... Activities include: performances, live music and workshops from Morris troupe The Belles of London City, create an installation for our Nature Trail with local arts group A.P.P.L.E and nature-themed storytelling from our resident Green Man! All free – no advance booking. All activities will take place on the lawn…

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Babylon Plants and Flowers Open Day with Floral Installation inspired by Matisse

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chestnut Farm, Cuxham
Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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Free

Babylon Plants wholesale nursery which is usually open to trade is opening to the public as part of the Chelsea Fringe event. Members of the public will have the unique opportunity to browse the nursery stock, peruse the cut flower beds, walk through the wild flower meadow, buy plants at wholesale prices and eat homemade cake, tea and lemonade - served by are very own flower fairies. We are a wholesale nursery supplying garden designers and landscapers which was established…

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Crops in Pots

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
£28

Love to garden and grow your own food but haven't got much space? Then come along to our adult workshop, Crops in Pots and let us show you how much tasty food you can grow in even a small space. Price includes sandwiches on arrival, refreshments during the course, plants to take and grow at home and a resource pack to help you look after your home grown food.

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June 2015

Diverse plants, people and places

Mon 1 June, 2015
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Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG United Kingdom + Google Map
£25

Discover the diversity of the Eden Project and enjoy daily talks or tours from our acclaimed Horticultural team, as they give you a glimpse of life behind the Biomes. Take a closer look at the diverse plants, people and places that have shaped this once sterile clay mine into a vibrant global garden. Enjoy talks by celebrity gardeners Diarmuid Gavin (2nd June) and Christine Walkden (3rd June) as they visit Eden to share their gardening expertise. Experience the world's Rainforests…

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Herb Garden under the Treetops

Mon 1 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Vodnikova domačija, Vodnikova cesta 65
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

During the Chelsea Fringe Festival, the Library under the Treetops will be planting its very own herb garden in front of our new home, the Vodnik Manor House. We will use the herbs for teas to complement our reading sessions. Join us to enjoy the smell of mint and sage, leaf through a gardening manual, or just to enjoy the green oasis in the middle of the city.

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Oh Beehive !

Mon 1 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Also 3 - 7 June - Closed on 2nd June
Sussex Prairie Garden, Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road,
Near Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT United Kingdom
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£6

Oh Beehive ! Feel the buzz and make a bee line for Sussex Prairies this first week of June when we shall be celebrating our love of bees ! Pollenicious baby ! Austin Flowers will be creating a buzz in the largest beehive in Sussex and you can follow the bee trail of bee factoids to the Queen Honey Cake Tower   ! We shall also be joined by local beekeepers and a local blacksmith and green woodworker making bee related…

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Burgess Park gets a Fringe with London Wildlife Trust

Tue 2 June, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Burgess Park, Tennis Club, Camberwell Road entrance
London, SE5 7JZ United Kingdom
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Free

During Chelsea Fringe, a series of walks and talks will focus on wildlife in the park, the industrial and social heritage of Burgess Park and the Surrey Canal, and the diverse Gardens of Burgess Park – from floral to food. On Tuesday June 2nd, London Wildlife Trust will guide a walk through the wildlife areas in the park, highlighting the diversity of park life and the importance of conservation. This evening walk is suitable for all ages. Discover who’s flying…

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Flower-Up Chihaya:Early Summer Gardening

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 8:00 am BST
Chihaya Primary School, Fukuoka, 〒813-0044 1-Chome,Chihaya Higashi-Ku
Fukuoka , Fukuoka  813-0044  Japan
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A comprehensive study of elementary school experience from learning to grow, planting flowers, to planting up flower beds along the national highway.  They have followed this study for 10 years.

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Flower Up Toko / Kids Flower Gallery

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Toukou Primary-School, 〒810-0054 2-1-28-903 Imaizum,Chuo-Ku
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 810-0054 Japan
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Free

Children have to clean the school street, planting flowers. They have been brought up to take care every day ♪ Of 6, 7 and 8-year-old children -  this May marks 8 years volunteering  for the town with blooming flowers Flower-Up Toko  Toko Kids-Flower-Gallery 100 pupils involved

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Oh Beehive !

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Also 1st June - Closed on 2nd June
Sussex Prairie Garden, Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road,
Near Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT United Kingdom
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£6

Oh Beehive ! Feel the buzz and make a bee line for Sussex Prairies this first week of June when we shall be celebrating our love of bees ! Pollenicious baby ! Austin Flowers will be creating a buzz in the largest beehive in Sussex and you can follow the bee trail of bee factoids to the Queen Honey Cake Tower   ! We shall also be joined by local beekeepers and a local blacksmith and green woodworker making bee related…

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A Festival of ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Thu 4 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

A Festival of 'Bees, Butterflies and Blooms' on 16 & 17 May, launches four weekends of activities celebrating herbs, flowers and gardening in the heart of the city. Later highlights include miniature gardening,  Summer head-dresses  with the 'Flower Appreciation Society', and a 'Herbal Health Bar' with remedies, tea blends and the occasional botanical cocktail! More information Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

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Admitting the Possibilities of Error beside the tree that Horace Darwin planted

Fri 5 June, 2015
Murray Edwards College Gardens, Huntingdon Road (access via Storeys Way)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0DF United Kingdom
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Free

Artist, Kirsten Lavers creates meditative drawings that evoke many associations including tree rings and the process of evolution. With kind permission of Murray Edwards College, Kirsten will be drawing all day beside a Persian Ironwood tree which is believed to have been planted by Horace Darwin (Charles Darwin's son) during the time that he lived at Orchard House on Huntingdon Rd, Cambridge (where Murray Edwards College is now situated). This wonderful garden holds many treasures and is well worth a visit. Kirsten welcomes…

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Soil biodiversity research

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Dijaški dom Tabor, Vidovdanska 7
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

The World Environment Day and the International Year of Soils 2015 will be marked by awareness raising event for school children and young population from the Ljubljana area. Research workshop will be dedicated to soil biodiversity. Healthy soils - healthy environment - healthy crops! Participation is limited to schools from the City Municipality of Ljubljana, registration is required – please contact solski.ekovrt@itr.si.

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Tripping the Light Plantastic: Dancing the Flowers

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Murray Edwards College Gardens, Huntingdon Road (access via Storeys Way)
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0DF United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrate the flowers with 'Poetry in Motion' Nikki, Vahni the Poetry Fellow, Head Gardener Jo Cobb, and Jeremy 'Dancing Goat', who'll be moving with the movements of poems along borders - or just chill out in the sun. No skill required. A spoken word and improvised dance free event in Murray Edwards Gardens. Free, but please sign up: svpc2@cam.ac.uk and come in through the Storeys Way back entrance - it's Quiet Time for the poor students!

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Cressingham Rain Gardens Opening Celebration

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Cressingham Gardens, entrance from Tulse Hill nearest to Esso garage, Cressingham Gardens
London, SW2 2PS United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrate the completion of the Cressingham rain gardens – a community led project to construct the biggest rain garden in Lambeth, created in partnership with London Wildlife Trust. Learn what makes a rain garden different to a pond, see the journey of creating a rain garden and raise a cup of tea and slice of cake to this exciting project. Plus, make a seed bomb to liven up your own urban patch, help to sow wildflower seed between the rain gardens and…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Bristol East Allotment Association

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Bell Hill Allotments, Nicholas Lane
B, BS5 8TY United Kingdom
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Free

Bell Hill Allotments  Garfield Rd, St George BS5 7LX 1–4pm Saturday & Sunday A small allotments site comprising 39 plots. The site is very wildlife-conscious, has an area set aside as a wildlife area, plus a large pond along with many small ponds on plots. There are a variety of crops grown by plot holders including fruit trees and unusual vegetable varieties. Hope Allotments Kingsway, St George BS5 8NS Enter via lane opposite Kingsway precinct. 10am–1pm Saturday Hope Allotment site…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Windmill Hill City Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 4:00 pm BST
Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 4EA United Kingdom
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Free

Experience farming in the heart of the city. Activities: All day Saturday – garden-based activities for families.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: St Werburghs City Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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St Werburghs City Farm, Watercress Road, St Werburghs
Bristol, BS2 9YJ United Kingdom
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Free

A green oasis in the heart of Bristol that connects people to food, the environment and the local community. Activities: Explore the Farm, meet the animals and explore our growing spaces with our discovery trail. Farm produce and plants for sale and delicious food featuring local produce available in the café.

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Terrace – courtyard, playground, meeting point 2015

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Ruski car, Glinškova ploščad
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Welcome to our third annual neighborhood day where we will show you the basics of urban beekeeping and demonstrate how to take care of the bees and extract the honey. We will also construct a community beehive. At the fair you will be able to buy local products from the nearby urban farmers. Local farmers will donate seeds and seedlings of bee-friendly plants, and invite you to plant them on your urban lawns, gardens and balconies.

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dovefioriscelajacaranda III edition

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
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giardino di villa Trinita’, Via trinita' 34
Mascalucia, Catania 95030 Italy
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€5 – €11

Where the Jacaranda Flowers for Chelsea Fringe In the wonderful setting of the garden of Villa Trinita', one of the Great Italian Gardens, which opens its gates to visitors accompanied by artist/gardeners. Specialised nurseries show their collections, while garden furniture and other artefacts add colour. During the weekend the Swiss sculptor Jacques Basler will install his sculpture specially created for the new lily pond. opening times sat and sun from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. Refreshments available  

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The SPAB’s Shadow Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 37 Spital Square
London , E1 6DY United Kingdom
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The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings’ Shadow Garden For the second year the SPAB’s courtyard garden will be taking part in the Chelsea Fringe. An oasis in bustling Spitalfields, our charming shaded courtyard will be open to visitors on Saturday 6 June. The SPAB headquarters at No 37 Spital Square was built in 1740, when the silk trade was at its peak. On the day you can learn more about the gardening ‘crazes’ of the 1740s, 1840s and…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Golden Hill Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Golden Hill Community Garden, Entrance through the allotment gates at the bottom of Monk Rd
Bristol, BS7 8NE United Kingdom
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Come and see our beautiful and productive garden and the gorgeous Bishopston Bale House – our new straw bale eco house. Our garden is packed packed with innovation – wall built out of recycled tetra paks; the Tower of Power solar pump providing recycled water to over 200 allotment plots and an edible forest. Wheelchair accessible including toilet, disabled parking available on request. Activities: Cakes and plants for sale. Tours, chats, and pond dipping. Plus a chance to get your hands…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Woodcroft Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Woodcroft Community Orchard, Behind Woodcroft Road (access lane opposite 97 Birchwood Road), St Anne’s
B, BS4 United Kingdom
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A community run project on land at Woodcroft Road Allotments. We have planted over 50 fruit trees and a range of soft fruits. Access via a resurfaced track from Birchwood Road or a lovely walk through Nightingale Valley. We will have shelter and refreshments available. Activities: Free workshop on fruit tree care with orchard expert ‘the Apple Doctor’ who has over 40 years of experience. We will be discussing our wildflower experiments and giving away seeds to visitors. We’ll also be…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
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University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Rd, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

The Botanic Garden offers a wide range of vocational and leisure courses aimed at all levels of experience. In addition to our highly popular vegetable growing and gardening courses, we are an approved centre for the Royal Horticultural Society courses and qualifications. Activities: Sunday only – guided tours of the garden 11am and 2.30pm. Refreshments. Plants for sale. Admission charge: Adults £4.50. Free to Friends, University staff & students, & children under 1

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Tyntesfield Walled Kitchen Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 6:00 pm BST
Tyntesfield, Wraxall, North Somerset
Bristol, BS48 1NX United Kingdom
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Beautiful Victorian walled garden, with flower garden, glasshouses and restored Orangery. See a wide range of vegetables and fruit, including trained apple, peach, nectarine and fig trees. See 21st century sustainability on a Victorian estate. Activities: Guided tours available of the garden and glass houses. Variety of produce on sale. Free entry for one with Get Growing Garden Trail programme and for National Trust members. Admission charge: Adults £9.45, children £4.75

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Get Growing Garden Trail: St George Park Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
St George Park, Church Road, St George BS5 7AA Garden situated on the old bandstand, between the tennis courts and the lake.
Bristol, BS5 7AA United Kingdom
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Community veg garden set up in 2012 with the help of Avon Organic Group and Friends of St George Park. Run entirely by volunteers, we grow fruit and vegetables in four raised beds, giving local people the opportunity to try gardening and enjoy eating the produce. The garden is a wonderful addition to an already beautiful Victorian park. Activities: On our Get Growing Day we will have fun activities for children, a plant and produce sale, free seeds. Toilet available…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Lawrence Weston Community Farm, Saltmarsh Drive
Bristol, BS11 0NJ United Kingdom
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We are particularly interested in combating social exclusion and providing a safe, supportive environment where people can flourish and contribute positively to their community. Volunteers get involved in all aspects of farm work, gardening, conservation, traditional woodland crafts, orchard work and more. The farm organises forest school courses, groups, willow weaving and other craft workshops, and many children’s events. See website for events, newsletter sign-up, membership information, and how to find us. Activities: Teas/coffees and cakes for sale · Farm produce…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Incredible Edible Bristol

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Castle Park, Alongside cycle path between park and river, Castle Park
Bristol, BS1 5TA United Kingdom
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Access is available at all times to all Incredible Edible Bristol plots, but volunteers will be on site at the times listed. Incredible Edible Bristol invite you to come and harvest anything that’s ready for picking! Castle Park  Alongside cycle path between park and river, Castle Park BS1 5TA 2–5pm Saturday People will be able to talk about Incredible Edible and what’s going on and where, as well as how to get involved. Edible Fishponds Outside the Co-op on Straits…

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Squat and Swap Challenge

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Telovadni klub Plamen, Vojkova 58
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

One of the most healthy and natural positions for the human body - but unfortunately also the most neglected - squat! As a part of the challenge will be the following: a crop / seeds / seedlings / useful tips swap, a Berliner Hocker construction workshop for beginners (a very handy DIY piece of furniture) and several open workout classes for all levels of fitness, which will include the basics of proper squatting. Having difficulty squatting? Let's work on it,…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: GREENS Community Market Garden (HHEAG)

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST
GREENS Community Market Garden (HHEAG), Molesworth Allotments, Molesworth Drive (between house nos 79 & 81), Withywood
Bristol, BS13 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

GREENS grow fresh fruit and vegetables with the help of volunteers at two community allotment sites. The produce is used in nutrition and cooking courses, and is also sold to local people, at low cost, through our Food For All Co-operative. Activities: Meet the growers and take a tour of the garden & orchard (including the compost loo). Buy some plants or produce. Snacks and cream teas on sale, plus healthy food tasters made by our volunteers using our produce.…

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Blooming Gardens

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Walmer Castle & Gardens, Kingsdown Road
Deal, Kent Kent, CT14 7LJ United Kingdom

Take a step through the garden gate at Walmer Castle as the borders come to life for the summer. With something for families, kids and keen gardeners alike, this weekend explores the wonders of the Great British garden. In connection with the 2015 Chelsea Fringe, come and see Walmer’s gardens and take part in the garden talks and tours from our experts. Find something different from the plant traders’ stalls for your own pots or borders. Taste local produce and…

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Fun on the Roof! Family Day at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

Games, strawberry-picking, story-telling, face-painting, food, music and art activities all on a roof! Come celebrate the summertime at the Doddington & Rollo Community Roof Garden's annual family day starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and performances from 2pm. All Welcome and it's totally free. Our beautiful roof top garden is at the heart of the Doddington & Rollo estate, a five-minute walk from Queenstown Road or Battersea Park Station. You will find us across the square behind Battersea Park Road Tesco. The…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Bramble Farm Community Smallholding

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Bramble Farm Community Smallholding, From Redcatch Road, enter Stockwood Crescent and we are midpoint around the crescent.
Bristol, BS4 1AW United Kingdom
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We are a community group growing vegetables and raising animals for produce to feed our families high quality, high welfare, locally produced, fresh food. Activities: Meet the farm animals. Pet’s Corner. Seed sowing in newspaper pots. Plant and produce sales. Children’s activities. BBQ and refreshments. Cake sale. Members on hand to give urban smallholding advice.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Blaise Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Blaise Castle Walled Garden, Henbury Rd
Bristol, BS10 7QS United Kingdom
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1790’s walled garden in Blaise Estate. Presently under restoration by volunteers, growing flowers, fruit, vegetables and building amenities. Toilet next to Blaise Café. Activities: Making a miniature ‘magic’ garden, colourful bunting, sowing seeds. BBQ midday, refreshments, plants for sale.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Easton Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Easton Community Garden, Gordon Road, Easton/Whitehall. Access lane is between Nos. 58 & 60
Bristol, BS5 7DR United Kingdom
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Our kitchen garden is a haven of peace where we grow veg, fruit and flowers collectively. We are open every Thursday and gardeners share the harvest at the end of the day. The site was designed on Permaculture principles and has thrived since 2001. There is a cob-built rain shelter, compost loo, ponds and places to rest and gaze. Activities: Tours of the garden showing ‘no-dig’ cultivation, comfrey beds, composting, water harvesting and outdoor stove. Refreshments, plants, seedlings and comfrey juice…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Upper Horfield Community Garden Club

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Upper Horfield Community Garden Club, Behind Eden Church, Eden Grove, Horfield
Bristol, BS7 0PQ United Kingdom
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The Club was formed when residents converted a disused basketball court into a community growing space with polytunnels, raised beds, community beds, a wild area and fruit garden. Our aim is to produce vegetables and plants at prices local people and visitors can afford. Activities: Celebrate Horfield Festival. Herbs, vegetables and flowers for sale. Drinks and cakes.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Trinity Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Trinity Centre, Trinity Road
Bristol, BS2 0NW United Kingdom
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A thriving, community space in a predominantly urban area near the city centre. Growing area, cob house, polytunnel and play area. We are open all year round. Our community days are the last Sunday of the month, when everybody is welcome to get stuck into some gardening and share a meal, as much as possible sourced from the garden. Our other projects include forest schools, foraging walks and herbal workshops. Come and meet us to find out more!

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lets Grow!  Community Allotment

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Lets Grow!  Community Allotment, Plot 1a, Springfield Allotments, Andover Road, Knowle
Bristol, BS4 1AJ United Kingdom
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Let’s Grow! Is the KWHA community allotment project which is part of the ELM group of Knowle West food growers. We produce veg on the allotment and use digital media to support collaboration and to share the story with the local community. Produce is used in our Community Kitchen or sold back to the community. Activities: See the chickens, wildlife pond, and bee friendly planting. We have vegetables and home (allotment)-made food for sale.

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Floating Ballast Seed Garden Family Day

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Castle Park, Broad Weir
Bristol, BS1 United Kingdom
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Meet volunteers from Arnolfini and the University of Bristol Botanic Garden at Castle Park for a bird’s eye view of the annual planting of a wonderful array of ballast seed plants on the Floating Ballast Seed Garden. Families are invited to visit our activity tent to take part in fun plant themed activities. Talk to our friendly, knowledgeable volunteers about our amazing garden, special guest plants and hear about the ideas behind the Floating Ballast Seed Garden project. Seeds of…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Feed Bristol

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Feed Bristol, 181 Frenchay Park Rd (on the corner with Stoke Lane), Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1HB United Kingdom
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Feed Bristol is Avon Wildlife Trust’s 5 acre community project, growing organic food in a wildlife friendly way to support education, health and well-being and social enterprise. We support groups with different needs and running training sessions throughout the year. Top up your garden from our wildflower nursery. Activities: Explore how nature helps us grow; sample delights from our ‘herbal and delicious’ café; sensational seasonal BBQ and live music. FREE fun activities for all the family.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
47 Abbey Road, Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol, BS9 3QN United Kingdom
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Helping local residents produce 2,000 tomato, brassica, bean, squash, herbs, pumpkin and other plants for distribution in WoT. The aim is to show those people who would not normally grow any of their own food that it is possible. Activities: Tomato, bean, squash and pumpkin and other plants for sale (at cost price) for planting outside and in greenhouses, plus advice on how to grow them. Various seeds suitable for late sowing also available. Wormeries to look at and learn about…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sims Hill Shared Harvest

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Feed Bristol, Stoke Lane, Frenchay
Bristol, United Kingdom
Free

We will have a stall at Feed Bristol 12–4pm on Saturday, so come find us there amidst all the fun and festivities. Activities: Sims Hill grower Martin Campodonic will lead a tour of the Sims Hill growing land on the Feed Bristol site and also to our original growing site across the motorway and just off Stoke Lane, which contains our polytunnels bursting with fresh salad crops and our newly naturally built packing shed. Come join us!

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Wildflower Bee Hotel – Bee The Change

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Turnham Green, Chiswick High Rd
London, W4 5DT United Kingdom
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Wild Flag Studios and Friends of Turnham Green are delighted to invite you to Bee The Change, a fun-filled series of bee related activities for the whole family, at Turnham Green in Chiswick on Saturday June 6th. Bee The Change is a gathering centered around the Wildflower Bee Hotel, a sculptural habitat for bees made out of natural materials and exhibited in Turnham Green’s Wildflower Meadows for the duration of this year’s Chelsea Fringe Festival. Come to Bee The Change…

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Bosley Patch open garden and community art event for children, inspired by Matisse

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Bosley Patch, Swiss Farm
Henley on Thames, OXON RG9 2HZ United Kingdom
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£2

Bosley Patch is a family run market garden embedded in the local community, providing vegetables, fruit and flowers for families and chefs. On the 6th June we will open for the first time to host a fantastic floral art project, inspired by the artist Matisse. Sponsored by Jaargo web design, this 3d artwork will be built by the children over the afternoon while the adults can take a garden tour, listen to talks, enjoy some music, and generally enjoy an…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Horfield Organic Community  Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Horfield Organic Community Orchard, Walk down lane beside 22 Kings Drive
Bristol, BS7 8JP United Kingdom
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A pioneering, member-managed orchard, inspiring fruit growing as a way to grow community, wellbeing, and local sustainable food. Activities: Home Orchard Plot – see plans for our new back garden orchard project. Orchard Roots Bristol exhibition. Learn the stories of heritage apples. Find out how a community group transformed this marginal land into a beautiful and fruitful urban oasis. Homemade cakes, refreshments, produce and plants for sale.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Redland Green Allotments  including orchard section

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Redland Green Allotments  including orchard section, Next to Redland Green Farm, Redland
Bristol, BS6 7HF United Kingdom
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Allotment holders growing fruit and vegetables on individual plots and in deep beds in our communal orchard. Clothing advice as for Metford Road (see separate entry). Activities: Refreshments and advice.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Patchwork Community Gardening Group Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Patchwork Community Gardening Group Community Orchard, Upper Sydney Street (behind the Tesco on North Street), Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 1HZ United Kingdom
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The Patchwork Community Gardening Group is a group of local residents who are working to tidy up neglected patches of land around Bedminster and Southville, with the aim of making our neighbourhood more attractive to residents and wildlife. In 2011 the group started a community orchard and herb garden. Activities: Make a bee hotel. Cakes and refreshments on sale, or bring your own picnic to eat in the orchard.

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Park ’n’ Play

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Ruski car, Glinškova ploščad
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

In the local community park we will bake and eat and swing and play. Garage sell-off, slacklining, bubble blowing, live music, seedling swapping and so much more. Oh, and home-made lemonade, of course! (In case of bad weather the event will take place on 06/20/2015).

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Saturday at Loughborough Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Loughborough Farm, Loughborough Road (opposite Wyck Gardens)
London, London SW9 7EL United Kingdom
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Come down to the Loughborough Farm this Saturday 6th June at 2pm. As part of the London festival of architecture, Tom Dobson will give a talk on Urban Commons in the city and you can discover our new plant room - a multi-purpose water gatherer and greenhouse. You can also join in with our volunteer session, where we'll be seed-sowing, digging, harvesting and more. We will have our monthly market stall selling plants and fresh produce at the farm gate, as well as wood-fired…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Hengrove and Whitchurch Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Meet outside the Cartwheel Pub, Oatlands Avenue
Bristol, BS14 ORS United Kingdom
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A Future Perfect public art commission. Artist David Thorpe in consultation with local residents has designed an Orchard to provide abundant fruit for the community and a place of beauty. Join the Producer and Friends of Hengrove and Whitchurch Community Orchard to hear more about our plans for planting the Orchard in November, and Sharing the Harvest – a series of workshops to learn traditional skills such as basketry, jam making and horticulture. Activities: Apple cake and juice provided.

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Just Dig It – Botanical Fancy Dress Party for The Chelsea Fringe

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The Edible Bus Stop HQ, Ridgway Road
London, SW9 7EX United Kingdom
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The Edible Bus Stop and Incredible Edible Lambeth  present...  ‘Just Dig It’  A Chelsea Fringe Festival 2015 Celebration Free entry, all welcome Saturday 6th June  4pm – 9pm Arch 511, Ridgway Road, London SW9 7EX - Opposite Wyck Gardens, Loughborough Junction Come dressed with a botanical theme – Prize for best outfit! Our arch will be beautifully decorated with planted Elho pots Join us planting in Wyck Gardens Music – Live & DJ Freshly cooked food Snugg Bar from Brixton Village will be…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Tynings Field Community Group

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Tynings Field, Woodwell Road, Shirehampton
Bristol, BS11 9UG United Kingdom
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Tynings Field Woodwell Road an oasis behind the Portway BS11 off Horseshoe Bend footpath and SSI. If you are looking to grow veg in Bristol, here is where! as we seek volunteer members Activities: Join in the digging, planting, poultry, orchard, bees, honey, food and refreshment. Disabled toilet available on request.

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Pick up a Stitch at the Inner Temple Garden

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Pick up a Stitch at the award winning Inner Temple Garden involves Tuesday evening pop-up knitting clubs and garden open day on Sunday 7th June. Our project celebrates the abundance of vibrant colour in the garden by collaborating with our visitors in a pop-up knitting club to create colourful woollen decorations for our trees and statutes; everything from pom-poms to knitted cosies. This will be family friendly fun open to all ages and abilities with experts on hand to teach…

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Canal Club Gardening Party

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Canal Club Gardening Group, Belmont Wharf, (Scallywags), Waterloo Gardens
London, E2 9HU United Kingdom
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The Canal Club Gardening Group is a community garden built by boat dwellers for the local community. On Sunday 7th June, the last day of the Chelsea Fringe festival, we shall be open from 11am to 6pm. The outdoor clay oven will be fired up and everyone can get involved in making their own pizzas. An art exhibition will take place in the garden and on the canal bank walkway. Tea, cakes. elderflower drinks and handmade bread will be available.…

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Cook with the family

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
Vauxhall, London SE115HS United Kingdom
£30

Cooking for the family doesn't have to be a chore - why not get the whole family involved in making your own meal from scratch. In this workshop, learn how to make your own fresh pasta, as well as a tasty pesto to go on top. After cooking, everyone will sit down and eat the meal together. Price is for a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children aged 14 or below) includes all resources plus a recipe to take…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Elm Tree Farm

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Elm Tree Farm, Park Road, Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1AA United Kingdom
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We are a 12.5 acre site where we train adults with learning difficulties in horticulture and animal care. We produce a wide variety of fruit, veg and plants which we sell to the public. Activities: Come and join us for our Open Day – we are having a BBQ and cakes, you can meet the animals (pigs, lambs, chickens, ponies) and there will be plenty of games for the children. Demonstrations throughout the day and plants/produce for sale.

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Gardens Family Festival

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Join us for a day of family events and quirky workshops inspired by the Horniman Gardens: listen to live performances by the London Vegetable Orchestra, go on a tour of the Horniman Gardens sundials, enjoy some garden storytelling, or learn how to create a seed bomb, a carrot recorder or how to make your own miniature garden.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Fishponds Community Orchard

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Fishponds Community Orchard, On the large allotment site off Thingwall Park, Fishponds, Plot 180. Entrance is via allotment gates.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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The orchard is in a lovely spot alongside the 70 acres of green space of Eastville Park and the Frome Valley. Established in 2005, it is managed organically and has some old and rare local varieties of fruit trees, soft fruit and a willow dome. Activities: Hear about developing and running a Community Orchard, its produce and cider making. Refreshments and local produce. Transport: 47, 48, 49 buses to Chipping Sodbury/Emersons Green. Bath/Bristol cycle path (exit Alcove Rd).

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Totterdown Sprouting

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The orchard at the bottom of Park Street, Totterdown
Bristol, BS4 3BJ United Kingdom
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A group in Totterdown growing edible food in public places. We have a small Community Orchard at the bottom of Park Street with fruit trees and bushes and a small raised vegetable bed, with also a ‘bug hotel’ to encourage wildlife. Additionally we grow herbs in raised beds in Oxford Street. Access through out the weekend or join us on Sunday for our street party by the Orchard. Information on activities and work parties on the Tresa website. Suggestions and…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Stoke Lane Community Garden

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Stoke Lane Community  Garden, Stoke Lane, Westbury on Trym
Bristol, BS9 3RW United Kingdom
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Free

A shared green space that is maintained and enjoyed by the local community. It provides a habitat for wildlife, especially birds and insects; improves the natural environment for local residents and visitors to the area; and is a productive sustainable growing space for community projects and local school visits. Activities: Gardening tips, cookery demonstrations, plant sales, face painting, allotment tours, music and refreshments.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Metford Road Community Orchard

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Metford Road Community Orchard, Metford Road Allotments, Metford Road (entrance by no 37), Redland
Bristol, BS6 7LA United Kingdom
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Small organic orchard based on permaculture principles growing apples, plums, pears, medlars, quinces, gages, grapes, figs, a few nuts and a multitude of different berries and currants. Herb garden and chutney vegetable plot. Site is on a steep slope (sturdy shoes required) with a stream at the bottom and numerous ponds, and is teeming with wildlife in the summer. Compost loo and custom built gazebo-style oak shelter. Activities: Guided tours, tea and biscuits/cakes, produce and plant sales.

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‘Botanical Sun-Printing’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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£5

Discover 'camera-less' photographic printing techniques with Dalston resident and artist photographer Heather McDonough in this Garden workshop for adults. 'Sun-printing' is inspired by the birth of photography and photographers Fox Talbot and Anna Atkins, who made some of their earliest images using flowers and plants. You will learn how to produce cyanotype prints and discover how to make wonderful compositions from wildflowers and grasses found in the Eastern Curve, using this intriguing process. Heather has been a professional photographer for twenty years, making work…

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May 2016

Desert Island Plants… by Modern Mint

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Modern Mint Shop Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Free

When the amazing Beth Chatto was asked about the plants she could not live without, she said, "Amelanchier lamarckii… Good form in winter, lovely foliage in spring or autumn, prettier than many cherries (daintier) - and interesting longer.” When they asked the brilliant Christopher Lloyd the same question, one of his choices was a dahlia, “ 'Hillcrest Royal' is a spiky medium cactus of brilliant purple, not quite magenta colouring.” In 2009 Gardeners’ World asked the nation for their favourite…

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Pop Up Gardens

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra
Melbourne, Victoria 3141 Australia
Free

As part of Melbourne's participation in the Chelsea Fringe Festival, School Students will create "Art Gardens" to be installed in Pop Up Garden Crates exploring the mission of the Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria "Life is sustained and enriched by plants"

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Into the wind

Sat 21 May, 2016
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Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche – Spazi Bomben – Giardino, via Cornarotta 7-9
Treviso, Treviso 31100 Italy
Free

This installation will take visitors to consider the creative potential of air element. Some basic elements, that work with the wind, organize this open garden as an outdoor room. The walls that surround it are constantly reshaped by the breeze and the articulation of the inner space allows a slow walk through anemochorous and anemophilous plant species and kites-origami. People who visit this space are invited to contribute to enrich this three-dimensional wind logbook with their own experiences on wind…

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Common Thread – A Knitted Landscape

Sat 21 May, 2016
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Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street
London, N16 0JS United Kingdom

Stoke Newington Common Users Group (SNUG) is a collection of residents who have brought a badly neglected open space back into the heart of our community. Over the years we have fund-raised for a playground, planted thousands of bulbs, held fun days, film nights and other community activities.  An active part of SNUG is our knitting group - Common Thread. In 2014 Hackney Museum mounted an exhibition on the theme of community and Common Thread decided to make a 3D…

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The Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel

Sat 21 May, 2016
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Millenium Square, Anchor Road, Harbourside
Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom
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What makes a five-star Bee Hotel? Like any great hotel, it’s about prime location, the best interiors and the finest food. The hippest residents of the Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel will be the cavity nesting, solitary bees looking for a place to check in during springtime. Having an adjoining restaurant of bee-friendly native wildflowers is an attraction because these gentle bees prefer not to forage too far. The Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel, a hexagonal interlinking system of bee hotels,…

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PopFarm

Sat 21 May, 2016
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Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, UK SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Explore an innovative community garden in the heart of Brixton. PopFarm aims to make gardening more accessible to local people through free educational activities. Please visit our unique community garden which has ornamental and edible areas, under cover and outdoors. And feel free join us for any of the free training sessions running during the Chelsea Fringe, on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10-1. On Saturdays we always make sure there is something to take home for you to continue growing at home.…

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Brixton Living Wall

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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F Mondays, 112 Brixton Hill
London, SW2 1AH United Kingdom
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Brixton Living Wall was made from salvaged and recycled materials and planted as a solution to greening a derelict back yard space in Brixton on a low budget. The garden is part of F Mondays cafe on Brixton Hill and was designed by Grand Designs Live Garden Designer of the Year 2015, Marc O'Neill. Marc has used a combination of native and non native plants, some are from Great Dixter where he is a long term volunteer, and others from…

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Chelsea Fringe comes to Monmouth

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Green & Jenks, 11 Agincourt Square
Monmouth, NP25 3DY United Kingdom

Botanically inspired food, drink, art and relax in our garden For the first time gardeners and foodies can visit the first venue in the area to be involved with Chelsea Fringe -  a celebration of horticulture. Here at Green & Jenks, we make on site freshly made gelato, sorbet and frozen yogurts using fresh local fruit wherever possible. Our award winning business reopened in 2015, having closed in 1958 with the retirement of the third generation of the family dairy…

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Flower Up School 2016 across Fukuoka Public Hall

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am JST
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Across Fukuoka Public Hall, 1-1-1, Tenjin, Cyuou-ku
Hukuoka, Fukuoka 810-0001   Japan
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The Wish of Flower Up School The sun always follows children Children enjoy smiling  Flowers are fluttering and dancing    by Mrs Midori Kodama

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Flowering of the Maidens by Red, Eden & Olive

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
LASSCO Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road
London, SW8 2LG United Kingdom
Free

Title: Flowering of the Maidens by Red, Eden & Olive Date and time: Saturday 21st May 2016 9.30am-4.00pm, drop in anytime Where: LASSCO Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 2LG Description: Get involved with a floral adornment of the garden statues at the historic LASSCO Brunswick House, where you can also browse an array of reclaimed and salvaged stock or dine at the highly acclaimed Brunswick House Café. Free, no booking required, drop in any time. More information www.rededenolive.com,…

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“Take a View” at Leeds Castle

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Leeds Castle Maidstone , Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
£24.50

“Take a View” at Leeds Castle Chelsea Fringe: 21st May to 12th June 2016 Floral picture frames will be springing up across the beautiful Leeds Castle estate during Chelsea Fringe this year from the 21st May until the 12th June. Festooned with colourful and interesting plants and flowers, step into our cleverly placed floral frames and take a ‘selfie’ in front of some of the best views of the 900 year old Castle! After ‘being framed’, visitors are invited to…

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New commission by Rachael Champion

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Arch 147, Arch 147, Newport Street
London, SE11 6AJ United Kingdom

Title: New commission by Rachael Champion Date and time: Duration of festival (opening times TBC) Where: Arch 147, Newport Street, London, SE11 6AJ Description: Nine Elms on the South Bank has commissioned artist Rachael Champion to create a new artwork for a disused railway arch in Newport St. Champion is drawn to materials commonly found on major construction sites and development projects. The artist’s site-specific sculptures and installations contrast industrial materials with ecological matter, exploring the interrelated expectations of the…

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Telegraph Hill Open Gardens Trail

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Telegraph Hill Open Gardens Start Point, 46 Pepys Rd
London, London SE14 5SB United Kingdom
voluntary donations welcome for local charity

This Trail will give you an opportunity to explore local gardens and community gardening projects around Telegraph Hill. In addition, there will be a Plant Fair at St Catherine's Church from 1-4pm. Voluntary donations will go towards landscaping the outdoor space and garden at Somerville Adventure Playground. Maps will be available at the first garden (46 Pepys Rd, SE14 5SB) also download here Facebook

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Florilegium – a gathering of flowers

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS United Kingdom
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An uplifting exhibition combining art and artifact in partnership with RHS Wisley Herbarium celebrating the beauty and variety of flowers found in a typical English Country Garden.  Stunning specimens from the Herbarium include a wallflower pressed by John Henslow who was Charles Darwin's tutor.  Artists exhibiting include award winning botanical illustrator Gaynor Dickeson, photographer and digital photography advocate for Sony UK, Celia Henderson and textiles artist Gill Denyer.  Among other items on display is a ball gown covered with dried,…

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Floral Flotilla

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames RG9 1BF United Kingdom
Free

For the second year running, we are calling for anyone who owns a river craft - from elegant slipper launches to aquatic cars to coracles and inflatable canoes - to decorate their boat with a horticultural theme - flowers, vegetables, palm trees - and come and join in this river Thames spectacle! Boats will gather along the Mill Meadow moorings at 11am with a chance to decorate and prepare for a short parade along this historic and beautiful stretch of…

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Edible Avenue – Pot it up!

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
St George’s Church of England Primary School, Corunna Rd
London, Greater London SW8 4JS United Kingdom
Free

Welcome to Edible Avenue! Inspired by New Covent Garden Market's bounty of fresh produce, what was once a grey and congested thoroughfare is going to be turned into an interactive streetscape in time for Summer. Traditional white picket fences will emerge from the neighbouring market's boundary wall along Thessaly Road SW8 to form welcoming community seating and planted green spaces to enjoy. To get the community involved The Edible Bus Stop® are holding a potting up event and will be presenting their designs at a community…

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Floating Garden in Burgess Park

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
Free

Join Artists at Art in the Park to make a floating garden on the lake in Burgess Park. You can contribute to a large flower or make a small flower to add to the garden in the Art in the Park studio on Saturday 21st May. The floating garden will be launched on the lake on Sunday 22nd May between 11am - 2pm. Suitable for: All ages. Materials will be provided.

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Honey Garden Radio 2016 Spring

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-8
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Nadya Park, 1-18-3,Sakae,Naka-ku Japan
,Nagoya-shi,Aichi, Aichi 〒460-0008 Japan
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A bee keeper, gardeners and an artist would talk over “ the true happiness” with some music at the healing garden in Nadya Park where human and nature are peacefully living together. Enjoy the spring gift from honey bees ! (Taste the fresh honey ! ) Tell me, child teacher ! What is the aroma of honeybees ? The sound of flapping wing of 20,000 bees !? Messages for honey bees !

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What’s the Buzz

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston/Victoria Park Road roundabout, Lauriston Road
Hackney, London E97JN United Kingdom
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Want to know which flowers bees love best? Pop down to Lauriston School's award winning vegetable garden for a range of art, craft and gardening workshops inspired by bees and other pollinators. The workshops will be running all day alongside plants sales, cream teas and Pimms. Make a nest, learn about compost, talk to the chickens or take a break in the orchard. Be part of the collective mentality and immerse yourself in this small but highly productive school garden. Twitter

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Plants and People: Wild Food

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£8.00

Plants & People: Wild Food  Saturday 21 May | 1.30pm - 3.30pm As part of this years Chelsea Fringe, we are inviting people to explore our new 'Plants and People' trail at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The trail explores the relationships between plants and people. Every day, plants play a fundamental role in our lives, and it is sometimes easy to forget their importance. Plants feed us, clothe us, clean us, protect us, cure us, transport and entertain us. Join…

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Damselflies in spring

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Saturdays 2-5pm; Sundays 11am-5pm
The Factory Press, 85 Clifden Road
London, E5 0LW United Kingdom
free

Factory Press open studio - Escape the hustle and bustle of Chatsworth Road Market, enter through the charming walled-in yard to see mini installations, artefacts and original artists' prints of all things floral. Saturdays from 2pm to 5pm and Sundays 11am to 5pm

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Ecological Garden Adventure for Children

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Floral Garden Yosami, 〒448-0812 1-2,Ishiyama,Takasu-cho,
Kariya, Aichi 〒448-0812 Japan
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We are the ‘ Yosami Jardin Club ’  a group of volunteers who grow our own seedlings. We introduce attractive and enjoyable designs for our gardens are understandably inexpensive or free. This event is a trial fun for the main event which will take place in our Garden Marche on June 5th. We will have 4 types garden adventure. 1. Paper Pot Sunflowers - Children will make their own newspaper plant pots and plant a sunflower seed. 2. Seed bombs…

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Truck Garden ”The Small Garden Which Moves”

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Noritake Garden, 3-1-36 Noritake-Shinmachi, Nishi-ku
Nagoya, Aichi-ken 451-8501 Japan
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We will convert a truck bed into a flower bed. People can climb onto the truck bed and take photos among the flowers. Of course the weight of the soil will be considered in the creation of the Truck Garden so that the truck can legally move along public roads.

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