Search for an event:


Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Community garden

Events List Navigation

The Thin Wire

Sat 19 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sat 19 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sat 19 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

L’Orto Botanico di Catania e le piante ornamentali del passato

Sat 19 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST Orto Botanico di Catania Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
+ Google Map

Daniela Romano, professor of Horticulture and Floral at the University of Catania, will talk about some plants cultivated at the Botanical Garden of Catania which are traditionally used as ornamental plants in the Sicilian gardens

Let’s Grow a Pizza!

Sat 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST Lauriston School 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Annual open garden at Lauriston Primary School this year with added pizza! We'll be weaving a giant bed of willow to plant up our tomatoes, potting up basil seedlings and sowing giant sunflowers as part of our annual competition. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. There will be a lemonade stand, beer bar and mobile pizza oven.  If you like you can take a walk in the orchard and talk to our school chickens.

Art in the Garden

Sat 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST Calthorpe Project 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Enjoy the opportunity to try your hand at a number of art techniques in the garden.  Alongside our beautiful displays of flowers, herbs and vegetables, we will have 2 potter’s wheels for visitors to learn to throw a pot. Our garden will showcase exhibits by students from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design as well as ceramics students from Working Men’s College.  There will be arts workshops for children with 1A Arts Centre and Calthorpe Project. Our café…

John Evelyn – Kalendarium Hortense – a 17th Century Garden Almanac

Sat 19 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

John Evelyn Community Garden Windlass Place, Deptford,
London, SE8 3QH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Deptford, Southeast London was home to one of England’s greatest horticulturists John Evelyn. The John Evelyn Community Garden in collaboration with Sayes Court Garden will be celebrating his work by investigating his writings: Sylva – discourse on trees and their importance for a healthy city; Kalendarium Hortense – one of the earliest gardening calendars to be published; Directions for the Gardiner – a unique record of the maintenance and management of his gardens at Sayes Court and Aceteria – a…

Wild Flower Art Picnic

Sat 19 May @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST Eden Community Garden Matrimony Place, between Rectory Grove and Wandsworth Road, Clapham
London, SW4 0DX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Bring a blanket, food, family and friends and join the Eden Garden team and local artists from WildCity to picnic whilst creating art works inspired by the garden and wild flowers. Add your creations to the evolving WILD GARDEN GALLERY and enjoy creating artworks in the great outdoors. This is a free community event and everyone is welcome

Seed Bomb Dance

Sat 19 May @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST R.O.S.E. Community Clubroom Ascalon Street, Battersea
London, SW8 4DL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The unique Seed Bomb Dance has evolved from a weekly get together of local residents from the Patmore, Savona and Carey Gardens estates, who meet to learn about how they can influence their local environment, grow food and attract bees and insects. Small growing spaces are being created on the estates. One of the gardeners, Lorraine Roberts, is a professional choreographer. She combines dance with gardening - sharing a vision to encourage more people to nurture growing spaces in the…

The Thin Wire

Sun 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sun 20 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sun 20 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Build your own greenhouse

Sun 20 May @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm BST Orto Botanico di Catania via Etnea 397
Catania, 95125 Italy
+ Google Map

After a tour of the Botanical Garden aiming at highlighting the importance of plant diversity for our wellbeing, participants can learn how to build your own green-house and take this at home. For this event please book here L’attività prenderà il via con una passeggiata interattiva, a tema botanico, tra l’ombra e il fresco degli alberi, tra serre e vasche, consentendo ai piccoli esploratori di conoscere l'Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania e di porre l'attenzione sul tema della biodiversità. Si…

Manor Farm Nature Space – Cultivating Communities

Sun 20 May @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 4:00pm

Manor Farm Nature Space Manor Farm Road
London, Greater London SW16 4JT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

At Manor Farm Nature Space in Norbury we’re passionate about urban green space. We’re lucky to have been chosen to receive wildflower seed kits from Kew Garden’s national outreach initiative – ‘Grow Wild’. This will help us connect our local community in our shared initiative to brighten up our local area by sowing wildflower seeds in an unloved space here in Norbury. We’ll bring colour to the space and inspire passion for an area that is normally walked through and…

Bugs, Beasts and Bees – Spring Open Day in the Chiswick House Kitchen Garden

Sun 20 May @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Come and visit the walled Kitchen Garden for our first open day of the year. Have a look at our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel. Follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden. Talk to our beekeeper about the care of our bees and advice on how to get started as a beekeeper. Learn about the inside of a beehive with our special observation hive. Seasonal produce and plants grown in the…

Urban Tree Festival: Visualisation, Mindfulness and Movement walkshop

Sun 20 May @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm BST Red Cross Garden 50 Redcross Way
London,, SE1 1HA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome yoga and mindfulness teacher Mel Sutton to lead a walkshop on Visualisation, Mindfulness and Movement. On this walk we will starting in Red Cross Garden and then walk to nearby Mint Street Park, both pretty gardens managed by Bankside Open Spaces Trust Surrounded by nature we have chosen this peaceful garden to explore different ways you can experience mindfulness. This interactive event will make this a fun…

Sun Prints and Cyanotype Workshop

Sun 20 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST King Henry’s Walk Garden 11c King Henry’s Walk
London, Greater London N1 4NX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Sunprints or cyanotypes use a simple photographic print process to create attractive ‘blueprints’. They are synonymous with 19th century botanist Anna Atkins who first put the technique to artistic use, producing vivid negative images as illustrations for her book on flowering plants and ferns. In this workshop you will learn about the background to this historic photographic process and the methodology behind it before collecting materials from the garden and using them to create your own compositions to expose outdoors…

Incredible Edible Vauxhall Walk

Sun 20 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST Garden Museum Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd
London, SE1 7LB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A guided stroll through Lambeth, finding hidden food treasures along the way, including The Ragged Canteen@Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (with a stop for herbal cocktails), a little piece of countryside at the Vauxhall City Farm and ending up in Bonnington Square - famous in the 1980's, as all the houses, awaiting demolition, were squatted. Arrive early to get free access to the Garden Museum. Booking essential here to secure a place.

The Thin Wire

Mon 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Mon 21 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Mon 21 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Mon 21 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

Harleyford Road Garden Visit

Mon 21 May @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST Harleyford Road Garden Harleyford Road
London, SW81TF United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Bonnington Square is famous for its lush pavements, but the inspiration was the nearby Harleyford Road gardens. Now one of the most established community gardens in London, hear from local resident Jenny Vuglar about what has made it so successful. A true hidden gem. Meet under the big tree in the garden.

The Thin Wire

Tue 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Tue 22 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Tue 22 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Tue 22 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

Guerrilla gardening crossing the car park Talete

Tue 22 May @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST parcheggio “Talete”, Via Vittorio Veneto, 227, all’ingresso dell’isola di Ortigia via vittorio veneto 227
siracusa, sicilia 96100 Italy
+ Google Map

Guerrilla gardening is based on the “green attack”, as an act of gardening without boundaries. The practice is intended to make unused and neglected spaces beautiful, green and healthy. The site chosen is the space above the car park ‘Talete’ Via Vittorio Veneto, 227, just before  getting to Ortigia island The guerrilla gardeners will tackle the area, sowing seeds and planting flowers on each bare soil space, improving aesthetic and biodiversity. Il guerrillia gardening si basa sul fare giardinaggio senza…

The Thin Wire

Wed 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Wed 23 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Wed 23 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Wed 23 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

Treblemakers in St. Luke’s Gardens

Wed 23 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST St Luke’s Church Gardens St Luke's Gardens, Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join the Treblemakers in St. Luke's Gardens, Chelsea.  It promises to be a wonderful performance of 'a capella' harmony with a repertoire spanning the years and including music from Stage& Screen, Pop & Motown, Ballads & Folk Songs and Golden Oldies! We look forward to seeing you there!

Relaxation on The Hill

Wed 23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST Jealotts Hill Community Landshare Wellers Lane, at the jnct of Penfurzen Lane
Warfield, Berkshire RG42 6BQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Would you like to reduce stress, increase happiness, feel calm and enhance your focus?
 Join us for a short meditation session, and optional stress relief session led by Pranic Healing practitioners, in a landscaped outdoor setting. Within the 6.5 acre landshare grounds, up to 50 people will be ‘relaxing on the hill’ at Jealotts Hill Community Landshare. Jealotts Hill Community Landshare is a voluntary horticultural community project, based in Warfield, Berkshire. The free car park on site, welcomes you into…

The Thin Wire

Thu 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Thu 24 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Thu 24 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Thu 24 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

Tunes and Trees

Thu 24 May @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST Jealotts Hill Community Landshare Wellers Lane, at the jnct of Penfurzen Lane
Warfield, Berkshire RG42 6BQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A relaxed evening of musical acoustic rock and electric folk entertainment from the Oakhart trio with a tree themed quiz, in an outdoor landscaped setting. Do you know your Oak from a Hazel? Think you could identify between varieties and their leaves? Come and test your knowledge with a quiz. Teams formed on the evening as guests arrive. Within the 6.5 acre landshare grounds, up to 40 people will be joining this event. The numbers are limited this evening so…

The Thin Wire

Fri 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Fri 25 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Fri 25 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Plants play music

Fri 25 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve Middleton Street, Bethnal Green, E2, London
London, Tower Hamlets E2 9RR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Artist Carol Sharp demonstrates a device that can read the electromagnetic vibration of a plant and translate it into music, during an installation at Phytology, an artist led project at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. Hear how patterns and melodies change in relationship to fluctuations in the environment, listen to different plants and interact with them to affect the sounds. Play an instrument and hear the plant respond. Performances with invited musicians during the day and Carol will talk about her…

The Thin Wire

Sat 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sat 26 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sat 26 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Daubeney Garden Show

Sat 26 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST Daubeney Road, Hackney E5 0EQ Daubeney Road
Hackney, LONDON E5 0EQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Clapton Park Open Day, Homerton, Hackney. See how a Hackney neighbourhood is making its streets 10 x greener. Start at the Sparrowhawk newly painted on the wall of a house on Daubeney Road E5. Walk down the street past the street planting residents have done for a Friends of the Earth project. Stop at the end of the street and listen to how local people built a community garden there on a derelict car park. Spot the 40 year old…

Le piante mediterranee per i giardini del futuro

Sat 26 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST Orto Botanico di Catania Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
+ Google Map

Antonia Cristaudo, professor of Botany at the University of Catania, will talk about how Mediterranean plants could inspire a new garden design

L’impiego di wildflowers negli ambienti urbani

Sat 26 May @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST Sala conferenze “Ferruzza – Romano” Via Gaetano Abela, Castello Maniace,
Sicily, Syracuse, 96100 Italy
+ Google Map

Having a specific flora and fauna in a environment plays an important role in its identity. This talk by Professor Daniela Romano is about her research on how wild flowers are able to increase the biodiversity and even the identity of a place in anthropic ecosystems. In this context the talk will take stock of the knowledge acquired so far in terms of: 1) biodiversity of the herbaceous species that make up the Mediterranean flora / vegetation; 2) seed production…

Walthamstow Street Gardeners – a guided stroll around some buzzing streets

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST Brown’s Green Browns Road, Hoe Street
London, E17 4RZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Come and join us for a tour of street and community gardens in Walthamstow!  This area is packed with fascinating sites where residents have taken greening the streets into their own hands - creating wildflower verges, rose gardens, pocket parks, street-planters, community food-growing plots (with pizza oven!) and even adopted gravestones. Every site comes with its own set of challenges and highlights, and gardeners from each project will be on-hand to answer questions and talk about what they've learnt along…

Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST Doddington Community Roof Garden Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Come and celebrate summertime at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden’s annual family fun day. Featuring an observation hive with live bees from Bee Urban – learn all about the life cycle of bees and why they’re so important for the environment. Plus story-telling, strawberry-picking, slug-and-snail-hunting, face-painting, food and music - all on a roof! Starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and fun throughout. All welcome and it’s totally free.

Plants play music

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve Middleton Street, Bethnal Green, E2, London
London, Tower Hamlets E2 9RR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Artist Carol Sharp demonstrates a device that can read the electromagnetic vibration of a plant and translate it into music, during an installation at Phytology, an artist led project at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. Hear how patterns and melodies change in relationship to fluctuations in the environment, listen to different plants and interact with them to affect the sounds. Play an instrument and hear the plant respond. Performances with invited musicians during the day and Carol will talk about her…

Below the Blossom…

Sat 26 May @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST Amenity Space Paradise Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1UA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Come along to celebrate the beautiful blossom in the newly planted community orchard in Henley on Thames. You will be able to meet the people who have been involved in organising and planting the orchard - many of whom are local residents.  There will be a talk at noon on orchards and conservation.  This event is inspired by the Japanese tradition of enjoying the blossom - please bring a picnic for after the talk.  All welcome.

John Evelyn – Kalendarium Hortense – a 17th Century Garden Almanac

Sat 26 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

John Evelyn Community Garden Windlass Place, Deptford,
London, SE8 3QH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Deptford, Southeast London was home to one of England’s greatest horticulturists John Evelyn. The John Evelyn Community Garden in collaboration with Sayes Court Garden will be celebrating his work by investigating his writings: Sylva – discourse on trees and their importance for a healthy city; Kalendarium Hortense – one of the earliest gardening calendars to be published; Directions for the Gardiner – a unique record of the maintenance and management of his gardens at Sayes Court and Aceteria – a…

The Thin Wire

Sun 27 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti” SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
+ Google Map

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sun 27 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sun 27 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Manor Farm Nature Space – Cultivating Communities

Sun 27 May @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 4:00pm

Manor Farm Nature Space Manor Farm Road
London, Greater London SW16 4JT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

At Manor Farm Nature Space in Norbury we’re passionate about urban green space. We’re lucky to have been chosen to receive wildflower seed kits from Kew Garden’s national outreach initiative – ‘Grow Wild’. This will help us connect our local community in our shared initiative to brighten up our local area by sowing wildflower seeds in an unloved space here in Norbury. We’ll bring colour to the space and inspire passion for an area that is normally walked through and…

Fun with Frolicking Fairies

Sun 27 May @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm BST Worlds End Estate community kitchen garden Worlds End Estate
London, SW10 OEG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A day of family focused activities inspired by flower fairy books of the 1920s. There will be fairy and elf trails around the garden and a chance to explore the wildlife that lives there. Learn how to construct a bug hotel to take away, make a fruit & vegetable ‘beast’ and find out more about the plants and flowers growing in the community kitchen garden at Worlds End. Twitter

Manor Farm Nature Space – Cultivating Communities

Sun 27 May @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 4:00pm

Manor Farm Nature Space Manor Farm Road
London, Greater London SW16 4JT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

At Manor Farm Nature Space in Norbury we’re passionate about urban green space. We’re lucky to have been chosen to receive wildflower seed kits from Kew Garden’s national outreach initiative – ‘Grow Wild’. This will help us connect our local community in our shared initiative to brighten up our local area by sowing wildflower seeds in an unloved space here in Norbury. We’ll bring colour to the space and inspire passion for an area that is normally walked through and…

+ Export Events

Pin It on Pinterest