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May 2015

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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BEST of BOST – Minibeast Motels

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Diversity Garden, King James Street
London, SE1 0RU
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Free

A free family drop-in workshop, learning how to making bug hotels, helping to support biodiversity in local green spaces.  Discover which bugs are helpful in the garden and how to identify them. Take home your own creation at the end of the session. Held in our flagship Diversity Garden. Free, all welcome.  

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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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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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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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Floral Afternoon Tea at The Athenaeum

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm BST
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The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, 116 Piccadilly
London, W1J 7BJ United Kingdom
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£34.50

From 16 May to 7 June 2015, join us for a very special Floral Afternoon Tea with orange blossom scones, delicate rose scented macaroons and strawberry tartlets with lavender jam to name but a few of the delicacies on offer.  Available daily at 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm.

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Cycle – Flower – Power

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The Pillbox Kitchen, 115 Coventry Road
London, E2 6GG United Kingdom
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Come and celebrate with a group of cyclists who have cycled from Manchester to Bethnal Green to promote urban wild planting and sustainability. There will be wonderful food and drink provided by the The Pillbox Kitchen,  urban bee-keeping and wild flower planting talks, chatting and seeds all mixed together in a special cocktail of sustainability! We will be bringing bespoke seed packets, including edible plants, that have been curated for this journey as well as Bee Raphaelite Manchester Honey from…

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3rd National crops2swap Day

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Špica, Špica, Gruberjevo nabrežje, Ljubljana
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

crops2swap (or Zelemenjava in Slovene) is a civil initiative for exchanging surplus seeds, seedlings and crops from home gardens, which enables all the participants to eat better, save money, reduce food waste and meet the neighbours. We organize crop swaps in many towns all over Slovenia. All our events are organized on a volunteer basis and many participants help out with the equipment, skills and ideas. The atmosphere at our gatherings is informal and relaxed, and people of all generations,…

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Chelsea Fringe Midnight Apothecary

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 6 June, 2015

Brunel Museum Roof Garden, Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe
London, London SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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£5

We are back for Chelsea Fringe with campfire cocktails in the city! Join us each Saturday throughout the Fringe, that's 16th, 23rd, 30th and 6th June (and Sunday 17 May for kids) in our secret rooftop garden above Brunel’s Thames Tunnel in Rotherhithe. Relax around a fire pit with giant flares. Imbibe exquisite botanical cocktails infused with herbs and flowers grown in the garden or foraged close by, by Lottie Muir, the Cocktail Gardener. Cuddle up to watch the sun…

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International Fascination of Plants Day at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sun 17 May, 2015
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

What's in a Name? Have you ever wondered how and why plants are named? The Linnaean Society of London is coming to the Botanic Garden to explain how plants are classified and named. Students from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol will be on hand to discuss what makes up plant names and explain about all the exciting research in the plant sciences. Join us to find out how all life on earth depends on plants.…

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Gardeners’ Question Time

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
London, SE11 5HL United Kingdom
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£4.50

As part of the Vauxhall Missing Link and the award winning relocation of Hugo Bugg’s 2014 Chelsea gold medal winning garden, Vauxhall One have successfully brought Radio 4’s Gardeners Question Time to Vauxhall. It will be recorded at The Tea House Theatre on Vauxhall Walk SE11 5HL on Sunday the 17th of May between 1-4pm. Please book your tickets early as they will sell out quickly. Gardeners’ Question Time has answered well over 30,000 questions since its inception in 1947. The panel…

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Wild Food Guided Walk

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Free

Join Ken, Cemetery Park Manager, for a guided walk of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. You will be able to discover the beauty of seasonal, wild produce and discuss recipe ideas. As we walk, we will nibble leaves, berries and roots, collect wild leaves for you to take home, and we’ll infuse plants in hot water to produce wild tea. Free. No need to book, just turn up on the day.

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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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‘Do we need thinkingardens?’ The Supper Debate

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Coach & Horses Pub, 1 Great Marlborough Street
London, London W1F 7HG United Kingdom
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£30

As part of the Chelsea Fringe Thinkingardens is having a supper debate. It’s the ten year anniversary of the online magazine and the question to contemplate is ‘Do we still need thinkingardens? and if we do, what for?’ Anne takes the view that most of what is written about gardens is utter tosh, and loves nothing more than stirring things up a bit, so expect a feisty debate. It all takes place over a convivial meal at Soho’s famous (or…

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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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Lekk: A Senegalese Garden for Moroso

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm BST
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Clerkenwell Design Week, Icon's House of Culture, Clerkenwell Green
London, EC1R 0DE United Kingdom
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‘Lekk’  is a Wolof word meaning edible, or tasty. Tiny gardens like this exist all over Senegal, even in tight urban areas . Tended mainly by women, they are built from found detritus, cans, tyres, plastic, sticks - but are highly productive, supplying a wide range of fruit and vegetables for the extended family community, and for sale at markets. Despite their appearance, high-tech methods are used including biochar added to the soil to increase fertility, and sometimes GM seeds…

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Student community garden grand opening

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Student community garden, Rožna dolina, Cesta 27. aprila 31
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

The first student community garden in Ljubljana has just been created. At the grand opening we will offer a guided tour of the community garden and its concept, together with Live-brary. 12:00 – 18:00 Live-brary 17:00 – 17:30 Grand opening ceremony 17:30 – 18:30 Guided tour of the garaden 18:30 – Gardener's dinner 19.00 – Garden party (DJ Blažen med ženami)

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Rooftop garden classroom

Tue 19 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Gimnazija Jožeta Plečnika Ljubljana, Šubičeva ulica 1
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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The community rooftop garden at the Jože Plečnik Ljubljana High School is the perfect laboratory to observe the laws of nature through socializing and co-working. At the Open Day on the edible terrace in the centre of Ljubljana we will be making home-made chamomile skin soothers, herbal teas for studying and healthy outdoor lunch packs. Due to the rooftop's limited space visitor registration is mandatory. Contact us at pazipark@gmail.com.

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The Healing Gardeners

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Friends Meeting House, 45 Northfield End
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2JJ United Kingdom
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Gardening is good for everyone.  Being outside and and in nature helps us - mind, body and soul. The Healing Gardeners are local complementary therapists who also love plants and gardens. We're offering a taste of relaxing healing and (if the weather is good) a cup of tea in a pretty garden.

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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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Green corner with ice cream

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Radicepura, Strada 17, 19,
Giarre CT, 95014 Italy
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Incontro con Ermanno Casasco, chiacchere sui giardini Mediterranei. Ermanno Casasco  will share his passion about Mediterranean gardens meeting other passionate people at Radicepura while tasting Sicilian ‘granita’, a special ice cream rich in flavour and perfume. Ermanno Casasco  condividerà la sua passione per il giardino a cielo aperto che è la Sicilia ed il Mediterraneo incontrando a Radicepura  altri appassionati e consumando, in loro compagnia, una granita che ne evoca tutti i profumi. Facebook

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Ukulele Farm

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
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Yazako (next to Gozzarasse South), 〒480-1103 Yazako
Nagakute-City, Aichi 480-1103 Japan
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Free

Why do not you come to play in the friendly ukulele farm? There is located in the Nagakute next to the Nagoya of Japan. And plowing the field, then after you've rested a little, and play ukulele. Why not come and have a cup of freshly-brewed coffee? Here is a strange ukulele farm canoe floating on the river of vegetables. 10:00 to 12:00 on May 23 and the 24th , why not come to the ukulele farm? Wandering cat Johnny riding a canoe is waiting for you. Free event music and coffee and enjoyable events farm experience Children will love it!

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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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Japanese knotweed – foe to friend

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 6 June, 2015

Fužinski grad, Pot na Fužine 2
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

A team of sustainable designers, architects and permaculture practitioners invites to a series of community work campaigns. We will accrue Japanese knotweed, an invasive plant that is uncontrollably spreading to our doorstep. How can we prevent its growth and how can we put it to good use? We can make knotweed paper, knotweed dye and knotweed dishes. Bring along some tools, gloves and protective clothes. Registration is required – contact info@re-generacija.si

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Identification and preparation for a tasting dinner of native plants

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Casa Marchioni, vicolo N. Sauro 5
Corte de' Cortesi (CR) , 26020 Italy
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€18

Identification of botanical plants that are found in the surrounding countryside, explanation of the processes of preparation and cooking and a final dinner of dishes prepared with wild plants, accompanied by ancient music. Riconoscimento botanico di erbe spontanee che si trovano nella campagna limitrofa, spiegazione dei procedimenti di preparazione e cottura e cena finale di piatti preparati con le piante spontanee accompagnata con musica antica Facebook

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Grow your own salads

Sun 24 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
£20

There is nothing better than the fresh crispy taste of home grown summer salads harvested just at the right time. If you would like to learn how to grow your own salads to eat this summer the come along to Vauxhall City Farm's Grow your own Salads workshop. Price includes refreshments, plants to take home and grow and a resource pack to help you get growing.

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Grow your own herbal teas

Sun 24 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
£20

Herbal teas are renowned for their beneficial properties and nothing is more rewarding than picking the leaves from your very own garden and infusing them for the freshest tasting tea. Come along to Vauxhall City Farm's Grow your own herbal tea workshop and learn what delicious every day plants you can grow very easily to create some delicious healthy teas. Price includes refreshments, herbal tea tasting, plants to grow at home and a resource pack.

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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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Polyculture Meets Multiculture

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Ferantov vrt, Gregorčičeva ulica
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Students of Translation will organize games in the park behind the faculty building that will test your knowledge of gardening terminology, vegetable, flowers and birds in English, German, French and Italian. There will be prizes for best players. Apart from a rich vocabulary, bring along a home-made dessert if you can.

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Launch of plant eco-benches in London and Jerusalem

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC), Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road
Golders Green, London , NW11 7SX United Kingdom
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Built out of recycled materials, the bench’s growing section contains plants raised from seeds supplied by the Botanical Gardens in Jerusalem. You will have the opportunity to learn from experts how to build and adapt the bench to your own gardening needs and enjoy a question-and-answer session alongside afternoon tea in NW London.   If you can't join us for the launch on 26 May between 1.00 and 3.00pm, you can see the bench between 10.00am-1.00pm  on 27 & 28 May and…

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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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Launch of plant eco-benches in London and Jerusalem

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu 4 June, 2015

London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC), Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road
Golders Green, London , NW11 7SX United Kingdom
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Built out of recycled materials, the bench’s growing section contains plants raised from seeds supplied by the Botanical Gardens in Jerusalem. You will have the opportunity to learn from experts how to build and adapt the bench to your own gardening needs and enjoy a question-and-answer session alongside afternoon tea in NW London.   If you can't join us for the launch on 26 May between 1.00 and 3.00pm, you can see the bench between 10.00am-1.00pm  on 27 & 28 May and…

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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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Student community garden “Mestni log” grand opening

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Študentski skupnostni vrt Mestni log, Cesta v Mestni log 70
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

This garden is a result of student initiative, who felt the need to build a community and create a green environment. The opening will be followed up by a student picnic and pallet furniture & hammock creative workshops.

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Foraging Walk with Forage London

Thu 28 May, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, E3 4PX United Kingdom
£25.00

Come along for a wild food walk at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The walk will last about three hours, and will be led by the highly knowledgeable John Rensten, of Forage London. We will explore the park, picking and eating various leaves, berries, flowers etc as we go along with lots of  new foods and drinks to try (made from different wild ingredients John has previously picked, cooked, fermented, pickled...). We will learn how to identifying plenty of edible plants…

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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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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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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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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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Wild Food Feast

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
The Community Farm, Denny Lane
Chew Magna, North East Somerset BS408SZ United Kingdom
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£50

Join us for a day of foraging at The Community Farm, in Somerset. During the morning we will explore the hedgerows and wild areas of the farm as well as the banks of Chew Valley Lake. You will forage your own tasty salad leaves and seeds, learning about what's in season and good to eat right now.  Our chef will then show you how to transform your foraged ingredients into a delicious meal, cooked on site at the farm.  It doesn't matter whether you have experience…

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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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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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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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Food for free

Sun 31 May, 2015
Stoke Park estate Bristol, meeting cameron centre lockleaze off romney avenue bs7
bristol , bs7 United Kingdom
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Free

A great opportunity to join wild foodie enthusiast and multi award winning conservation educator Steve England at the historic Stoke Park estate in Bristol. On this event Steve will be taking us around the estate looking at different habitats collecting edible wild plants. Steve will also show you the cunning but poisonous plants that live amongst the edibles, we will then go to the woodland campsite and make a tasty salad treat from what we have collected whilst sat around…

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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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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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Southville Garden Club Talk

Tue 2 June, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
St Pauls Church, Coronation Road
Bristol, BS3 1NY United Kingdom
£3.50

This month's talk will be led by Martin from 'Go Foraging' he will be giving an insight into free food and how much is available, provided you know what you are looking for and take care over what you eat. This meeting is open to all, non-members £3.50. Free to Southville Gardening Club members (membership is £25 per year). Part of the Blooming Bedminster growing community festival, find out more

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Il Labitintorto / The ‘Labirintorto’

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Villa Bardini, Costa San Giorgio, 2
firenze, fi 50124 Italy
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Un orto in forma di labirinto tutto da scoprire nell’oliveta più bella di Firenze! L'orto e' concepito come un orto fiorito contemporaneo con graminacee e fioriture estive insieme a carciofi, classiche coltivazioni di ortaggi toscani come cavoli, zucchini, zucche insalate, agli, cipolle e pomodori. Il labirintorto di Villa Bardini, che ha scopi ornamentali, didattici, e pratici verrà aperto per la visita guidata gratuita che racconterà la sua storia attraverso un workshop dedicato e la proiezione di uno slide-show. Appuntamento giovedì…

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Ljubljana Foodbank Garden

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Ljudska kuhinja, Zaloška cesta 42
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

To have a regular supply of fresh herbs and to teach urban dwellers how to grow their own food and increase their self-reliance, the Ljubljana Foodbank, a charity that provides daily warm meals and food supplies from date-expired food and leftovers donated by supermarkets, has decided to build a pallet raised-bed garden. Join us to help us achieve this noble goal as well as to get some useful handicraft skills and learn how to up-cycle. After the workshop, we will…

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An Evening of Floral Couture and Cocktails

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Floral Circus, Lovibonds Brewery Ltd, Rear of 19-21 Market Place
Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AA United Kingdom
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£12.00

Floral Circus invite you to an evening of alternative floristry. Jo Wise will create a fresh flower dress inspired by a Matisse painting. This piece of floral couture will be created using local flowers and foliage gathered from nearby gardens. There will also be a guest mixologist creating fresh flower cocktails. Floral Circus promises a few surprises along the way that will be sure to dazzle and delight. See Floral Circus for more

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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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The Night Shift

Thu 4 June, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Igriška ulica, Igriška ulica
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Regular people by day, guerilla gardeners by night will pay an emergency visit to sad, neglected corners of our beautiful city in order to rescue their green potential. Join us and become a plant superhero! Home-distilled encouragement will be provided. The locations and planting instructions are top secret and will only be conveyed to people who register: zalavelkavrh@gmail.com.

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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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Urban beekeeping open day

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am BST
Onkraj gradbišča, Resljeva cesta
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

At a demonstration of urban beekeeping you can learn all about urban beekeeping and honey pouring. You will also be able to taste the honey produced on the community garden "Onkraj gradbišča" (Beyond the construction site).

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Variable

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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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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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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Community brunch

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Savsko naselje – igrišče na Šerkovi, Šerkova ulica
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

We'll start with community garden goodies brunch, build a herb spiral and take some care to the garden beds. BOB GETO ft. Tobalko Vila girls will join us to share some herbal medicine knowledge.

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Summer Fair in Tower Hamlets

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Fun for all An annual celebration of woodland crafts and local heritage Try your hand at some traditional woodland crafts such as basket weaving, take a rickshaw ride, have your face painted, learn more about the history of the area, indulge in the tea and cake stall run by the East End WI ...and much more A free event Watch us on the BBC!

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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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Free

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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‘Set in Modern’ – Pop-up Writing at the Rooftopvegplot

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Set in Modern at the Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
London, LONDON W1W6ST United Kingdom
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Can plants trigger creativity?  Here is an opportunity to test out this theory for yourself. Come and enjoy this tiny, organic urban hideaway, where all plants are edible.  The Rooftopvegplot sits on the fifth floor rooftop of writer and environmentalist Wendy Shillam, a keen garden blogger @rooftopvegplot and a founder of @SetinModern, the online journal for fiction and narrative non-fiction.  Visitors to the garden are welcome to soak up the atmosphere in this organic vegetable garden, designed for beauty as…

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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

PopFarm

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

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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Chelsea Fringe comes to Monmouth

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

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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See Summer arrive on the Floating Ballast Seed Garden

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Castle Park, Castle Park
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS1 3XB United Kingdom
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Free

SATURDAY 21 May 2016 10 to 5.00 Join us in Castle Park to view volunteers from the University of Bristol Botanic Garden in their annual planting of the Floating Ballast Seed Garden. Seeds of Change is the overall title of an on-going ballast seed garden project with Brazilian artist, Maria Thereza Alves. When ships came into port in Bristol, they were weighed down with ballast (earth, sand, rocks, etc) which they dumped onto the river banks. In this ballast were…

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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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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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Free

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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Botanical Bento

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm JST
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Floral Garden Yosami, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Nagoya, Nagoya Japan
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I filled my Bento with spring plants. In Japan there are a lot of plants we can eat. And we can expect a detox effect of them and have been eaten them since old days. Not only we see it, but also let's enjoy a spring plants by eating !!  In spring we enjoy Sakura Onigiri (rice ball)!

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Blooming Bees

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden, Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
Free

Join us in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden for our first open day of the season. Come and find out about growing plants for bees, how bees are cared for and taste some honey.  Take the opportunity to pot up your own bee friendly plant to take away.  A demonstration of making  flower bouquets from bee friendly plants plus garden trails for children will also be on offer.  Seasonal produce and plants grown in the kitchen garden will be available for purchase. Staff  and volunteers…

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Fete and Film

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom

We will be open to the public with some of our rarer herbarium specimens and books on display, as well as our botanical garden.  Plants and books on sale.  We will be serving tea, cakes and home made botanical ices. At 9.00pm, as dusk draws in, we will be showing an outdoor botanically themed film, 'Silent Running'  and it's free.  

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The Skip Garden

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sat 11 June, 2016

The Skip Garden, Tapper Walk
London, N1C 4AQ United Kingdom
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When people think of skips they think of construction, building and dirt. We think less rubble and more rhubarb. That's why we started using skips to farm food that, like us, is locally grown. The Skip Garden is a moveable urban food growing garden in the middle of the King's Cross development site. Amongst the rise of glass and steel buildings, it is an urban oasis in which herbs, chillies, apples, sweet potatoes and cabbages grow out of skips and planters made out…

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Thrive @ Battersea Park – Using Gardening to Change Lives

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom

Throughout our gardens in Battersea Park, Thrive will present a series of art installations, workshops, children's events, community events, market stall, walks and plant sales. Come along and find out more about the great work Thrive does in London. See listings for individual events.

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Harrods Gardening Talks with Diarmuid Gavin

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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From 3pm - 5pm
The Conservatory at The Georgian, Fourth Floor, Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd
London, SW1X 7XL United Kingdom
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£34

As part of Harrods ‘Whatever the Weather’ campaign to celebrate the Harrods British Eccentrics Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower, the luxury department store has created a variety of floral inspired events for the Chelsea Fringe Festival 2016. Gardening enthusiasts who book the Harrods Floral Afternoon Tea will have the opportunity to hear talks by Diarmuid Gavin and gardeners Helen Dillon and Mark Gregory. Guests will also have the chance to discuss with Gavin his Harrods British Eccentrics Garden at this…

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Pickuppollinators – a bee friendly planted pickup truck

Thu 26 May, 2016
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On free view to all between 9 am and 6 pm [10-5 on Sun and Bank Hols]
Cleeve Nursery and Garden Centre, 138 Main Road
Bristol, North Somerset BS49 4PW United Kingdom
Free

The planted pickup truck was a huge success both at Chelsea Fringe in Bristol and other festivals in the city. We have continued to maintain and replant the truck to demonstrate some plants that rely on pollinators to provide food for us and many plants that are good for bees and other pollinating insects. It will remain at the entrance to Cleeve Nursery Garden Centre in the village of Cleeve about 8 miles from the centre of Bristol.

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Theatre Borscht – Performing Vegetable Pop-up Dinner

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Beaconsfield Gallery, 22 Newport street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom

Title: Theatre Borscht – performing vegetable pop-up dinner at the Ragged Canteen Date and time: Thursday 26th May, 7pm Where: Ragged Canteen at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street, SE11 6AY Description: The Ragged Canteen welcomes BORSCHT – London’s renowned travelling vegetable puppet show. To accompany the performance, the chefs are preparing a specially-themed Ukrainian menu, all vegetarian. Feast your minds and your stomachs! Book your ticket: Eventbrite Facebook and Twitter Nine Elms on the South Bank Chelsea Fringe Festival

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Borough Market: Find and Feast

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
Free

Join Ceri Buckmaster on a wild food walk around Southwark and discover how to identify seasonal plants and flowers in some unexpected locations, then finish the morning at the demonstration kitchen in Borough Market and learn how to cook delicious recipes using them with Celia Brooks. Ceri has been leading walks in London’s green spaces since 2008, shining a spotlight on wild food as the ‘new street food’, inspired by the wild plants that grow in urban areas, as well…

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Herb Garden at The Marksman

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Herb Garden will be launched at The Marksman at an invite-only, botanically-inspired private view on the evening of Thursday 26 May 2016. It will then be open to diners, guests of the public house and Chelsea Fringe visitors during usual opening hours (Monday to Saturday 11am–6pm for the duration of the fringe. Those with a restaurant booking will also be able to enjoy the Herb Garden during the period of their reservation (bookings available for dinner Thursday to Saturday 6–10pm; lunch Saturday 12–3pm and Sunday 12–8pm).
The Marksman Public House and Restaurant, 254 Hackney Road, Hackney
London, London E2 7SJ United Kingdom
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Free

Culinary herbs have been part of the kitchen conversation since humans first began cooking and preserving their own food. Herb Garden at The Marksman explores a range of these aromatic and flavoursome additions through a super-sized version of the restaurant’s permanent working herb garden in the first floor terrace area outside and an exhibition of herbal inspired botanical art in the upstairs dining room. The herb garden and floral installation will be designed by landscape designer Miria Harris, using a…

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Educational Garden for Elementary School “Luigi Cadorna” in Milan

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Scuola “Luigi Cadorna”, Via Carlo Dolci, 5
Milano, Milano 20148 Italy
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Free

The publishing house Il Verde Editoriale takes part to the Chelsea Fringe 2016 with the creation of an educational garden at the Elementary School “Luigi Cadorna” in Milan, Italy. The project started last 27th April 2016 with the preparation of the area, thanks to the contribution of a few sponsors. The gardner Giovanni Mainieri, owner of the company Clorofilla, worked side by side with Dr. Agronomist Roberto Panzeri, event manager for the publishing house, pulling the weeds and cleaning the area for the…

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Spring Spectacular

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
Free

Join us for a fun packed week to celebrate the opening of our new Education Centre and The Old Dairy Cafe. With a plant sale, animal handling, storytelling, pony rides, face-painting, cookery, craft and gardening workshops, pond dipping and sheep shearing, there's plenty for everyone to get involved with and enjoy! Head to our website vauxhallcityfarm.org for a full timetable of activities. Kindly sponsored by Base Architects.

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Digging It Down on Deeside

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Drum Castle Gardens, Drumoak, Banchory
Aberdeen, Scotland AB31 5EY United Kingdom
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£4

Floral Haiku to floral haute couture; potted plants to potting demonstrations; fairy gardens to floating gardens; Digging It Down on Deeside is an eclectic weekend of garden based activities with something for everyone. Bring your teddy to join in our very own garden party; bring your bagpipes to provide pop up music; join a weaving workshop or get ready to puddle with the muddy puddlers; join in an action packed weekend that is all about gardens and enjoying our outside spaces. Donations…

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Calthorpe Project Vegan Fayre

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 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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Free

A day of events with a Vegan theme in our 1 acre community garden in Kings Cross.  We have hot and cold food including pizza cooked in a clay oven and raw delights.  You'll find a vegan bar, stalls selling a variety of goods, plants for sale, music plus arts & crafts activities for the whole family.  Sorry, our venue is pet free except for guide dogs.

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Tuppenny Barn Herb Festival

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Tuppenny Barn, Tuppennybarn Main Road
Southbourne, west sussex PO10 8EZ United Kingdom
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£5

Learn everything you want to know about herbs. Stalls will include Annie Guilfoyle giving advice on herb garden design, Sarah Furey our local herbalist, Christine Iverson telling all about herbal folklore and Lordington Lavender with their wonderful plants. There will be a pop up cafe with refreshments with a herbal theme and our elderflower and lemon tea is a must. View our newly planted herb bank or walk around our herb labyrinth and learn more from Marc Willenbruch and Julie…

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Foraging Walk

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre, 191 Drayton Park
London, Islington N51PH United Kingdom
Free

Take a wild food walk through Gillespie Park nature reserve with the urban forager, spotting edible and medicinal species on the way. We may split into two hour long walks if the event is over subscribed. Suitable for adults and older children. To book, please call 020 7527 4374 or email ecologycentre@islington.gov.uk. Priority will be given to those who book.  

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Forest Gardens – an edible tour

Mon 30 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Edible Landscapes London, Finsbury Park
London, London N4 2NQ United Kingdom
Free

Come for an edible tour around Edible Landscapes London, in Finsbury Park. This beautiful garden is home to over 200 edible species, which we propagate and give to community gardens around London. During your memorable visit, you'll walk through our forest garden, meet lots of unusual plants, tasting as you go. It'll be led by one of our volunteers. No need to book... Follow us on Twitter  and   Facebook

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Plants & People: Edible Trees

Tue 31 May, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£8.00

Plants & People: Edible Trees Tuesday 31 May | 6.30pm - 8.30pm 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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June 2016

Bar for Purists and garden drinks reception

Wed 1 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane
London, London SW8 5BL United Kingdom
Free

Title: Bar for Purists and garden drinks reception Date and time: Wednesday 1st June, 6 – 8pm Where: Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane, London, SW8 5BL Description: Join artist Nora Silva and her portable ‘Bar for Purists’ as she creates an immersive environment with the selected plants proven to purify air. The audience will be able to sit at the bar and try vegetarian snacks straight from a clean air bubble. All welcome. Book your free limited space…

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A Floral Soirée

Thu 2 June, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
The Hinds Head in Bray, High Street
Bray, Berkshire SL62AB United Kingdom
£25

A Floral Soirée with Miranda Hackett Flowers at Heston Blumenthal's The Hinds Head in Bray An evening of floral creations to enjoy and savour, in celebration of The Chelsea Fringe Festival. Indulge in an exclusively designed cocktail and sample some floral inspired treats from The Hinds Head's unique kitchen, whilst watching the creation of an intimate floral tablescape by Miranda Hackett Flowers.  Pick up some useful tips and creative ways to dress your table for an informal gathering of friends. Thursday 2nd…

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Why Growing Matters – a Soapbox talk for Chelsea Fringe 2016

Fri 3 June, 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm BST
Store Street, South Crescent, Store Street
London, Greater London WC1E 7BD United Kingdom
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Free

Join Tim Richardson, founding director of The Chelsea Fringe and The Edible Bus Stop team for a playful and lively soapbox presentations on the subject of WHY GROWING MATTERS! Centring around the importance of urban food growing and reclaiming unloved public spaces, the speakers will talk about their passionate beliefs in the importance of urban grass roots public led growing. Hosted by New London Architecture (NLA) as part of the London Festival of Architecture in celebration of the LFA’s ‘Community’ theme for 2016 “The Edible Bus Stop are at the vanguard of vegetable activism!”…

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Get Growing Garden Trail

Sat 4 June, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Various venues across the city Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

29 of Bristol's secret fruit & veg growers open their garden gates and community plots for the 6th annual Get Growing Garden Trail. The gardens range in scale from pocket-sized community spaces which are tucked-away behind shops, to large-scale community-supported veg box schemes. On each site, visitors will be able to learn how they can get involved, so they can find the right sort of project and level of involvement that will suit them. Many of the sites are not normally open…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Windmill Hill City Farm

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

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: Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Lawrence Weston Community Farm, Saltmarsh Drive
Bristol, BS11 0NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Community-run gardens growing root veg, fruits and squashes. Friendly place to visit with animals to see as well – sheep, goats, pigs, chickens. Activities: Advice available and some plants and produce available to buy. Café should be open but ring ahead to confirm. For more information phone: 0117 938 1128 or email: ian@lwfarm.org.uk

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Get Growing Garden Trail: St George Park Community Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
St George Park Community Garden, St George Park, Church Road, St George
Bristol, BS5 7AA United Kingdom
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Free

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 at…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Woodcroft Community Orchard

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Woodcroft Community Orchard, Behind Woodcroft Road (access lane opposite 97 Birchwood Road), St Anne’s
Bristol, BS4 4QS United Kingdom
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Free

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: Chat about fruit tree care and join us on one of our regular volunteer days. This year we are focused on well-being through gardening – expect to pick up a spade! For more information email…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50 – £16

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.

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Eggs and honey: Keeping chickens and bees in the garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Phoenix Farm, Bloemfontein Rd
London , W14 0RQ United Kingdom
£12.50 – £25

The session will be a taster of what’s involved and how to get started in small scale chicken and bee keeping. Aspects will include food, shelter, space, health, equipment, costs and time commitment required. The workshop will take place at Phoenix School Farm, which provides a learning resource for the school, local community groups and offers volunteering opportunities for local residents. Comprising of glasshouses, polytunnels and a series of beds, fruit and vegetables of all description are produced together with…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: GREENS Community Garden & Roundhouse (HHEAG)

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST
Bourchier Gardens Allotments, Adjacent to 119 Crosscombe Drive, Hartcliffe
Bristol, BS13 0DA United Kingdom
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Free

This is ‘Greens’ second site, which is being developed as an orchard, allotment site and community meeting place. In the past year local people have worked together to build a beautiful roundhouse with amazing views across the whole of Bristol. Activities: Meet the growers and builders, help us with some seed sowing and planting, and just enjoy the view. Homemade refreshments available. For more information email: info@hheag.org.uk

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Andy’s Haven

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Andy’s Haven, The Polytunnel, The Park Opportunity Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle
Bristol, Greater London BS4 1DQ United Kingdom
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Free

Andy’s Haven produces food for the local community that is sold through The Park in Knowle West. Come along and see two polytunnels and outside space brimming with produce as well as a huge collection of chickens and turkeys that are reared each year for eggs and meat. Activities: Tea and coffee, plus plants for sale and animals to visit.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Blaise Community Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Blaise Castle Walled Garden, Henbury Road
Bristol, BS10 7QS United Kingdom
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Free

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: Bramble Farm Community Smallholding

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Bramble Farm Community Smallholding, Dundry slopes, off Stockwood 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. From Redcatch Road, enter Stockwood Crescent and we are midpoint around the crescent. Walk through the privet hedges on to Northern Slopes. Park and turn right.…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Golden Hill Community Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Golden Hill Community Garden, off Monk Road
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: Plants for sale, pond dipping, pizza, tea and cake. Entrance through the allotment gates at the bottom…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lets Grow Community Garden & Allotment

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Lets Grow Community Garden & Allotment, Springfield Allotments, Andover Road, Knowle
Bristol, BS4 1AJ United Kingdom
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Free

We are a community allotment project which is part of Knowle West Health Association. We produce fruit and vegetables and engage people in a variety of activities to help promote their health & wellbeing. The majority of our produce is used in our Community Kitchen, where we run cookery classes, or sold back to the community. Activities: See the chickens, wildlife pond, and bee friendly planting, explore the poly-tunnels and outdoor growing plots, and enjoy the beautiful scenery overlooking the Northern…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Incredible Edible walk

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Start: Millennium Square, Canons Way
Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom
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Free

Sara Venn of Incredible Edible Bristol invites you to join a guided walk of the Urban Food Trail. The walk will start at Millennium Square and end up at Grow Bristol’s site on Feeder Road, where the aquaponics units will be open only for people on the tour to visit. There will be lots of opportunities to find out more about all the projects involved as we walk along the Trail. The guided walk is free, but must be booked…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Easton Community Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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Easton Community Garden, Gordon Road, Easton/Whitehall
Bristol, BS5 7DR United Kingdom
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Free

We are a beautiful volunteer-run collaborative kitchen garden. Local people are welcomed on a drop-in basis every Thursday throughout the year and take home a share of the produce. The project was started in 2001 and has thrived as a demonstration permaculture site ever since. We do have a shelter in case it rains and a compost loo. Activities: Tours of the garden showing ‘no-dig’ method, composting, maintenance of fertility, water harvesting, ponds and our chimney stove. Cakes made by our…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Hengrove & Whitchurch Community Orchard

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Hengrove & Whitchurch Community Orchard, Meet at Whitchurch Library, Oatlands Avenue, Whitchurch
Bristol, BS14 0SX United Kingdom
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Free

Talk, walk and master class by Tessa Fitzjohn Curator and Charles Staniland Horticultural Specialist in fruit trees and Orchard Management. Tessa Fitzjohn Curator will talk about how a community Orchard is a public work of art, and the Orchard Engagement Programme. Charles Staniland will tell tales about the history of the heritage species we’ve planted and lead a workshop on Orchard maintenance. Activities: Apple cake and tea provided by Whitchurch WI. The orchard is on Whitchurch Village Green. The Orchard is…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sims Hill Shared Harvest

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Meet at Feed Bristol, 181 Frenchay Park Rd (on the corner with Stoke Lane), Stapleton
Bristol, Greater London BS16 1HB United Kingdom
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Free

We will have a stall at Feed Bristol 12–5pm on Saturday, so come find us there amidst all the fun and festivities. Activities: Our new Sims Hill Farm Manager Miriam Schoen 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 naturally built packing shed. Come join us! For more…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym, 47 Abbey Road, Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol, BS9 3QN United Kingdom
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Free

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: Feed Bristol

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 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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Free

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: The Old Library, Eastville

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The Old Library, Eastville, Muller Road
Bristol, BS5 6XP United Kingdom
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Free

New for 2016, we are a 100% volunteer-run community space at the heart of Purdown and Eastville, with a great outdoor space awaiting transformation. Activities: Sow pumpkins, having a go at growing the tallest sunflower, plant-up hanging baskets and raised beds. Seedlings for swap and sale. Refreshments and home made cakes available – bring a picnic blanket. Seeds and tools provided. For more information about this new group, email: southlockleaze@gmail.com or follow us on Facebook:

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Horfield Organic Community Orchard, Walk down lane beside 22 Kings Drive
Bristol, Greater London BS7 8JP United Kingdom
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Free

Pioneering, member-managed orchard, inspiring fruit growing as a way to grow community, wellbeing, and local sustainable food. Activities: Home Orchard Plot project – see plans and progress. Orchard Roots Bristol – exhibition and stories of local, heritage apples. Find out how a community group transformed marginal land into a beautiful, fruitful urban oasis. Join the orchard – share harvests and learning. Homemade cakes, refreshments, produce and plants for sale.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Trinity Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The Trinity Garden, Trinity Centre, Trinity Road
Bristol, BS2 0NW United Kingdom
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Free

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. Join our weekly Community Days on Wednesdays, 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: Stoke Lane Community Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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, plant sales, allotment tours and refreshments. Volunteers on site most Saturday mornings 11am–1pm, but the garden is open at all times to visit and enjoy.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: North Bristol tour

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Start: The Old Library, Eastville, Muller Road
Bristol, BS5 6XP United Kingdom
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£11.74

Led by Steve England, this tour takes in The Old Library, Eastville, the Woodland Trust Edible Woodland on South Purdown, Elm Tree Farm (who will be welcoming the tour even though they aren’t officially open on Saturday), then on to Feed Bristol. Approx distance: 3 miles. Booking via Eventbrite.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Patchwork Community Gardening Group Dean Lane Orchard

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Patchwork Community Gardening Group Dean Lane Orchard, On the corners of Dean Lane & Warden Road, Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 1BS 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. This orchard is a new addition – we planted it in November 2015. Activities: Plant a pot of salad. Cakes for sale. Access to the orchard is available all the time, but volunteers on site 2–4pm on Saturday 4 June. For more information…

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Secret gardens of Golborne

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Elkstone Road Sensory Garden, Corner of Elkstone Road and Golborne Road
London, W10 United Kingdom
Free

A Saturday afternoon walk exploring the unexpected vegetable gardens of the RBKC Community Kitchen Garden scheme. Starting at Golborne Bridge at 2pm the walk ends at St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing community kitchen garden, with tea and a plant sale from local nursery Cultivating K&C.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Elm Tree Farm

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Elm Tree Farm, Park Road, Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1AA United Kingdom
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Free

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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Get Growing Garden Trail: Leigh Court Farm

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Leigh Court Farm, Pill Road, Abbots Leigh
Bristol, BS8 3RA United Kingdom
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Free

We at Leigh Court Farm have been growing vegetables for our organic box scheme since 1999 from the Victorian walled garden at Leigh Court in Abbots Leigh. Activities: Tours of the garden, orchard and paddock where our chickens are housed. Refreshments and homemade cake will be provided. Take the A369 Portishead road out of Bristol. Just beyond Abbots Leigh village, take the right hand turn for Leigh Court. For more information email: mail@leighcourtfarm.org.uk

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Upper Horfield Community Garden Club

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 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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Free

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: Herbs, vegetables and flowers for sale. Drinks and cakes.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Fishponds Community Orchard

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Fishponds Community Orchard, Plot 180 Thingwall Park allotments
Bristol, BS16 2AL United Kingdom
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Free

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. On the large allotment site off Thingwall Park, Fishponds, Plot 180. Entrance is via allotment gates. Transport: 47,…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Redland Green Allotments including orchard section

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 12:00 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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Free

Allotment holders growing fruit and vegetables on individual plots and in deep beds in our communal orchard. Site is on a steep slope (sturdy shoes required). Combine with a visit to Metford Road Community Orchard, which is on the same allotment site, but accessed via a different entrance. Activities: Refreshments and advice.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Metford Road Community Orchard

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 12:00 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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Get Growing Garden Trail: Totterdown Sprouting

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Totterdown Sprouting, Orchard at the bottom of Park Street, Totterdown
Bristol, BS4 3BJ United Kingdom
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Free

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 throughout the weekend or join us on Sunday afternoon when volunteers will be in the Orchard. Information on activities and work parties on the Tresa website. Suggestions and…

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Alla scoperta del Giardino Storico di Palazzo Moroni e del suo futuro orticolo

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm CEST
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Fondazione Museo di Palazzo Moroni, Via Porta Dipinta 12
Bergamo, Bergamo 24129 Italy
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domenica 5 giugno e domenica 12 giugno ore:14:30-19 "alla scoperta del Giardino Storico di Palazzo Moroni e del suo futuro orticolo” un percorso a tappe consente ai visitatori di conoscere la storia dei giardini del Palazzo, partecipare al riconoscimento delle piante presenti, capire e dire la propria sul futuro produttivo dell'ortaglia Sunday June the 5th and Sunday June 12th from :14:30-19 “Discovering the historic gardens of Palazzo Moroni and their horticultural future” The event is a journey in stages, which…

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Sagamine Satoyama Plan

Tue 7 June, 2016
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Sagamine Satoyama, 1-114
Nagakute-shi, Aichi 480-1194 Japan
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Sagamine Satoyama Plan is event series that people in the region can participate. In the event, people can play in woods and grassland freely in Satoyama of Sagamine.  

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Organic food growing for real beginners

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Abbey Gardens, Bakers Row
London, E15 3NF United Kingdom
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£12.50

This training is organised by Capital Growth, London's food growing network. If you want to start growing food but don't know where to start, this course is for you! From understanding your space to what can be grown to basic organic principles, we'll go through all the essential steps to start a successful organic food growing space. For all our coming training sessions please visit here This training is £12.50 for Capital Growth members and £25 for non members. Bookings…

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Grow to sell: What is legal?

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Allens Gardens, Allens Gardens - Bethune Road
London, London N16 8SB United Kingdom
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£12.5

Are you looking at growing fruit and vegetables to sell? Then join us as we will go through everything you need to start growing to sell from packaging, weighing scales, and labeling to legal requirement and where to find specific information on growing to sell. Experienced growers from Growing Communities will explain how they do it and share their best tips on growing to sell. This training is suitable for anyone interested in selling produce that they've grown. Trainer: Sophie…

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Herbal Memories, Remedies and Recipes

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Museum of Cambridge, 2/3 Castle Street
Cambridge , Cambs CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Gathering stories and promoting memories through sensory recollections with herbs - a treat for the senses from the Museum of Cambridge Courtyard. Please bring favourite herbal remedies or recipes to share, or just come along to enjoy our fresh herbal teas and the sensory memories evoked. Celebrating the installation of the community raised-bed of herbs created out of reclaimed pallets by local charity Make-Do-And-Mend and sharing stories to create a Cambridge book of Herbal Memories, Remedies and Recipes.

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Chelsea Fringe Poland in Gubin – Weekend of Open Gardens

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
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FROGARDEN, Kollataja 12
Gubin, Lubuskie 66-620 Poland
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Award winning garden designer Arek Luc with some friends open their gardens in Gubin for public. Tasting of produce and products made of them included. Meeting with Tomek Ciesielski – member of Garden Media Guild and Professional Garden Photographers’ Association. Location: starting point – Kollataja 12, 66-620 Gubin, Poland. Date: 11 & 12 June 2016. Time: 10am – 5pm.

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Foraging Walk and Harty Supper

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm BST
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Dinner at 7.30 pm
Marine Lake, Clevedon, Somerset Clevedon, Somerset BS217TY United Kingdom + Google Map
£65

11th June @ 10.30am-1.30pm (walk) and 7.30pm (supper) Join Martin Bailey for a morning of coastal foraging along The Poet’s Walk, Clevedon. Discover and forage delicious, seasonal wild herbs and coastal vegetables. In the evening, at 7.30pm, relax and enjoy a vegetarian feast prepared by the Harty Suppers team at Harts Bakery, Bristol, (underneath Temple Meads Station) - expect fresh, wild ingredients and wonderfully new flavours. Booking Essential here Facebook and Twitter

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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
Free

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

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Beneath the Willow

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Greenwood Road
London, E8 1BD United Kingdom

A fun filled day of family activities centred around an ever expanding community garden in a lush green housing estate in the heart of Hackney. Forget London Fields this is the real hidden gem of Hackney Central. During the day there will be willow craft where you can make a bird feeder to encourage small birds (and quite possibly the parrots) into your garden, along with simple willow stars for the younger attendees to make and dreamcatchers. Combined with a…

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Plot to Pan – eating well to better your health

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Phyllis Court Club, Phyllis Court Drive, Marlow Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2HT United Kingdom
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free

Join Ruth Green expert nutritional scientist for a fun and educational morning talk focusing on eating well to better your health. Come and find out what to do with that glut of vegetables that so often end up at the back of the fridge or at the bottom of a vegetable box. Discover the benefits of using seasonal fruit and vegetables to enhance and promote optimal health and longevity. Ruth uses her knowledge of nutrition and physiology to inspire you…

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Community planting and Floral Installation

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Horniman Primary school, Horniman Drive
London, SE233BP United Kingdom
Free

Come and join our community wild meadow flower planting, visit our floral installation, eat delicious edible floral inspired pizza's by the wonderful Van Dough, take home wild flower seed packets designed by Horniman Primary school children. Look forward to welcoming you all. All plants kindly sponsored by Shane Connolly and Co and Van dough!

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HGS Summer Show

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Free Church Hall, Northway
London, Greater London NW11 6PB United Kingdom
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£2.00

Annual show of Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society which has been taking place for over 100 years (there is also an Autumn Show in September).  Exhibits of flowers, fruit and vegetables, jams, preserves and cookery and photography.  Home made teas, fancy dress competition for children (theme 'Royalty') and a mad hats competition for adults (wear a hat fit for a Queen).  As a special feature this year there will be a Punch and Judy show during the afternoon.

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Showcooking “stellato” nell’orto

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST
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Antica Corte Pallavicina, Strada Palazzo Due Torri, 3
Polesine Parmense , Parma 43010 Italy
€10

Showcooking “stellato” nell’orto 11 e 12 giugno 2016 Lo chef Massimo Spigaroli (stella Michelin da 2010) dopo aver personalmente raccolto verdure e piante erbacee nel suo rigoglioso e coloratissimo orto (punteggiato da rose e dalie), all’Antica Corte Pallavicina di Polesine Parmense (PR), terrà uno showcooking sotto il pergolato di vite per insegnare come cucinare al meglio primizie e verdure di stagione. Un’occasione per imparare a fare le ricette direttamente con i prodotti dell’orto, osservando i movimenti, i trucchi e i…

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Small-space Urban Growing in Clapton Garden, E5

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Clapton Garden, 14 Caldeccott Way
London, E5 0DA United Kingdom
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As featured in Gardener's World Magazine* this unexpected greenspace combines vertical growing, edibles and scented flowers with a place to relax. All on a social housing estate!** If you want to grow but have limited space, visit us and share ideas over a cup of tea and slice of cake.  (Or combine with the fabulous Clapton Jumble Trail on same day).  Seedlings available to buy! *June 2016   **Clapton Park Estate 'The Poppy Estate'  

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‘Pollinators not Pollutors’ – Picnic at Priory Common Orchard

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Priory Common Orchard, Priory Road, corner of Redston Road
London, N8 8NB United Kingdom
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Free

STOP PRESS If it's still raining later  the alternative plan is to go to the Victoria Stakes where they are giving us the garden area. We can eat our food there, and children are welcome, but unfortunately we won't be able to have the live music. For people who don't fancy the pub, Rebecca will be leading an alternative group down to the Meadow Orchard Project   Fun 'Big Lunch' picnic in lovely local growing project. Guest contributions include; River…

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May 2017

The HotHouse

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
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Free

Chelsea Fringe pop-up cultural space featuring a range of horticulture inspired art workshops and activities, as well as inspirational talks and intergenerational gardening activities. For detailed timings please visit our website here

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Brixton Botanic

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

F. Mondays, 112A Brixton Hll
London, Greater London SW2 1AH United Kingdom
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Free

Brixton Botanic is a design led, plant lovers residency at FMonday’s café on Brixton Hill, created by Grand Designs Live Garden Designer of the Year and the designer of the FMonday’s café garden, Marc O’Neill. Launching for Chelsea Fringe and running through to July 2017, Marc will be at Brixton Botanic every Saturday offering design and practical advice on transforming gardens. Marc recommends bringing a selection of photographs for reference. Hidden within the garden at the café and available to…

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Urban Eden Arrives at Broadgate this spring/summer

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Broadgate London, Greater London EC2M 3WA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

This Spring/Summer will see the launch of the unmissable Urban Eden at Broadgate, where two gardens spring up in a flash of floral interactive scenes from different corners of the globe. Urban Eden forms part of an ongoing initiative at Broadgate, which will see the hub continue to evolve into a greener space with a focus on health, vitality and wellbeing. Located right next to Liverpool St. Station, Broadgate Plaza and Exchange Square will be transformed into a Deliciously Ella…

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Deliciously Ella Garden

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Exchange Square London, Greater London EC2M 3WA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

In partnership with internationally recognised cookbook author Deliciously Ella, Exchange Square at Broadgate will be transformed into a picturesque British market garden. At the first ever Deliciously Ella pop-up garden, visitors will be able to pick their own seasonal produce, including fresh herbs, edible flowers and vegetables that reflect the Deliciously Ella food philosophy of ‘honest, simple and natural ingredients’. Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella says: “I am delighted to be a part of Urban Eden at Broadgate this year and…

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Babylon Plants Open Day

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chesnut Farm, Cuxham, Watlington
London, Greater London OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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The well renowned 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. Jo Wise from Floral Circus will also be building a…

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Bee at Threave!

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
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Our ‘Bee at Threave!’ event is centred on bees and their importance to our ecosystem. Come along to this exciting programme of events with lots to see and do. Please note: All events will take place at Threave Garden, unless stated otherwise Saturday 20 May – 3pm to 7pm. Grand Opening: Music by the Vintage Ensemble, plant fashion show, Bee in Your Bonnet competition, cooking demonstrations, view inside a bee hive, bee trails, children’s activities, refreshments. Sunday 21 May to…

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New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

The Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG United Kingdom + Google Map
£65

Take a special tour of Eden's plants with your own personal guide. Immerse your senses, and gain insights into some of the challenges faced by our experienced horticultural team. Explore the largest Rainforest in captivity as you stroll through the steamy jungle of Malaysia, West Africa and South America. Experience sights, scents and stories from the Mediterranean, South Africa and Western Australia. Hear about how we are creating a National Collection of Kniphofia and discover our Malaysian home garden and West…

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Brixton’s Urban Oases

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

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Growing edibles in six inches of soil

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
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£5 – £70

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

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There might be giants

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

For the third time we're opening our primary school vegetable garden on the first day of the Chelsea Fringe but this year Lauriston School Garden is aiming for something big. We've based our art, craft and planting workshops around the theme of gigantism. You'll be invited to plant a giant sunflower seed, help build a hazel bed to grow our giant pumpkins, take part in a print workshop or contribute your own leaf or flower to our giant art work. You can eat…

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Indian Inspired Garlands

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Horniman Primary School London, Greater London SE233BP United Kingdom + Google Map
£3.00

Indian Inspired floral garlands made by school children of all ages. Come and make a garland, help lay wild meadow turf, make a seedbomb, plant a seed, enjoy botanical cocktails.  

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Vegetable Orchestra

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Thessaly Road London, Greater London SW8 4ED United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

VINCI St Modwen (VSM) & New Covent Garden Market London's Vegetable Orchestra Hear London's quirkiest vegetable garden come to life! Come down to Edible Avenue SW8 and learn how make your own veg-strument before joining in our celebratory musical performance along Thessaly Road with London's Vegetable Orchestra. The orchestra will be accompanied by our newly formed Battersea Veg-cellent Community Band!

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Camarilla Ensemble Tea Time Cushion Concert @ Babylon Plants, Oxfordshire

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Babylon Plants & Flowers, The Stables, Chesnut Farm, Cuxham, Watlington
London, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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£10.00

Babylon Plants is hosting a Tea time cushion concert as part of the Chelsea Fringe.  Where the Camarilla Ensemble will be playing a musical program of light botanically inspired classical music on the front lawn, bring your own cushions or fold up chairs. The Camarilla Ensemble is an award winning and distinguished chamber music group, renowned for its vibrant and distinctive performances.  The group comprises five outstanding wind players, and has firmly established itself on the UK music scene since…

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St.Ermin’s Secret Rooftop Kitchen Dinners with Laurent-Perrier

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm BST
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Every Saturday
St.Ermin’s Hotel, 2 Caxton Street
London, Greater London SW1H 0QW United Kingdom
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£85 – £150

In partnership with Laurent-Perrier Champagne, the St. Ermin’s Hotel presents a sparkling series of Secret Garden Dinners. On selected dates throughout the Chelsea Fringe festival, these special dinners will include a glimpse of the hotel’s brand new, working “Roof Kitchen Garden”. Overlooking the Westminster skyline guests will enjoy a glass of La Cuvée and canapés followed by an inspired ‘home grown’ four-course tasting menu at The Caxton Grill. Available from £85pp or £150pp with expertly paired Laurent-Perrier Champagne. Book here

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Pollinator Party!

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Tooting Community Garden, 5 North Drive
London, SW16 1RN United Kingdom
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Free

All welcome to join us to: Launch the Pollinator Paths Wandsworth project, all about growing to benefit local insects and wildlife, along with London Sustainability Exchange Explore permaculture artist Lola Godoy’s ‘Bee a Pollinator’ artwork and geodesic dome, visiting the Community Garden as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Celebrate 'Now We Are Six': come to our 6th birthday with our gardeners and friends - plus cake, campfire tea and party games for all ages Details of Pollinator Paths Wandsworth:…

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Living Medicine: An Introduction to Self Care with Food & Herbs

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Location in Fulham, Location in Fulham
London, Greater London SW6 6EE United Kingdom
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£50 – £300

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden with a taster of our award-winning 5-part course! Understanding how to use wild and cultivated plants and foods safely to support our health and treat common ailments is transformative. You’ll discover how the body functions, which foods and herbs support it, plant family identification and therapeutic actions. The taster will cover Basics of Food & Herbs in self care, a herb garden walk, your own health/diet assessment and making breakfasts-for-resilience. In the hands-on…

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Living Medicine: An Introduction to Self Care with Food & Herbs

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Location in Fulham, Location in Fulham
London, Greater London SW6 6EE United Kingdom
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£50 – £300

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden with a taster of our award-winning 5-part course! Understanding how to use wild and cultivated plants and foods safely to support our health and treat common ailments is transformative. You’ll discover how the body functions, which foods and herbs support it, plant family identification and therapeutic actions. The taster will cover Basics of Food & Herbs in self care, a herb garden walk, your own health/diet assessment and making breakfasts-for-resilience. In the hands-on…

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Too square to dare – Make your own edible tray garden

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford Street
London, Greater London SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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Are you longing for some home grown edibles in your home but can’t seem to find the time to replace that dry basil? Or is space just too limited? Maybe you feel you lack the competence? Don’t worry! We’ll teach you and you’ll be able to fit it all in a tray. Learn how to make your own mini garden by creating a mini habitat of delicious edibles in a seed tray to take away.

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Gardens and Health in the City

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
BMA HOUSE, TAVISTOCK SQUARE
London, Greater London WC1H 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

The garden of the British Medical Association is on the site of Charles Dickens' original house and will be the setting for an afternoon of lectures and discussions on how gardens, plant medicines and urban landscape can contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients and communities. First event is at 3pm Meet, Eat and Learn - Leafy medicinal Plants, an interactive discussion with Prof Michael Heinrich , Paul Pulford , Simon Gharty and Valentina Alfano Second event at 5.30pm ; Discussion on…

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The Guerrilla Gardeners’ Garden Tour

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Lambeth North Tube Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London
London, Greater London SE1 7XG United Kingdom
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Free

Richard Reynolds has been guerrilla gardening around the streets of SE1 for thirteen years, most of them fairly lucky, as many of his gardens have thrived and matured over this time into incongruously beautiful landmarks in public space. His activity, without permission, has attracted international attention and inspired others around the world to take over neglected public spaces. Join him on a walking tour from Lambeth North to Elephant and Castle via his guerrilla gardens at a beautiful time of the…

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After Work Foragers

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£20

Leave the cares of the office behind and come into the cool and shade of the woodland in search of something for the dinner table. You'll learn sustainable harvesting techniques and basic plant identification. Nibble leaves, flowers and roots - then take some home to turn into your own wild creations. Booking essential here Like our Facebook page; Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Instagram

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Salad Daze in Finsbury Park

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Edible Landscapes London, Finsbury Park (Manor House gate)
London, Greater London N4 2NQ United Kingdom
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Come and see our beautiful forest garden and help pick an unusual salad of edible perennials. You should be able to find some mallow flowers, horseradish leaves and Nepal pepper shoots, to name but a few.

Richard and Jenny will be on hand to show you some of the 200 edible varieties in our forest garden, showcase bed and edible hedge.

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Borough Market – Find and Feast

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, Greater London SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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£5

Join Ceri Buckmaster on a wild food walk around Southwark and discover how to identify seasonal plants and flowers in some unexpected locations, then finish the morning at the demonstration kitchen in Borough Market and learn how to cook delicious recipes using them with Celia Brooks. Ceri has been leading walks in London’s green spaces since 2008, shining a spotlight on wild food as the new street food, inspired by the wild plants that grow in urban areas, as well…

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FOREST

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm JST
Aichi University of the Arts – Nagatsuru-pond, 1-114 Sagamine, Yazako
Nagakute-shi, Aichi 480-1197 Japan
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FOREST is a natural experience event that is held in the campus of the university.

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Bees and Tea

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road
London, Hackney E2 8EA United Kingdom
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£35 – £40

Learn the basics of keeping bees with urban beekeepers Barnes & Webb, visit the Geffrye hives, then enjoy a honey-based afternoon tea in the cafe overlooking the beautiful period gardens.  Book your tickets here.

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Mad Hatters Tea Party

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

The Calthorpe Project invites you to a 'mad hatters tea party' to be held in our lovely gardens. Come and see art installations by students from Central St. Martins college of art. Feast on delicious vegetarian food with ingredients grown in the garden or join the party with tea, coffee and cake. There will be plant sales for grown ups and bonkers activities for kids. Throughout the day Calthorpe Project staff and volunteers will be on hand to chat to…

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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27 May to 2nd June - times vary
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Events on these days: Saturday 27 May, Wednesday 31 May, Thursday 1 June & Friday 2 June. Saturday 27 May, 1-5pm Children can come along to the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 1-5pm on Saturday 27 May, for the Dalston Flower Show for Children, to make pizzas in the wood-fired oven, to join artist Emamoke Ukeleghe printing their own bags, or to sow flowers for bees. It’s all free, but as always, donations are welcome. 'Dalston Flower Show for Children’ activities continue during half-term Wednesday 31 May –…

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Edible Trees – Foraging in the Woods

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 1:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£15 – £18

Take foraging up a notch with a tree-centric hunt for wild food. As you walk through this hidden woodland, you'll learn sustainable harvesting techniques and basic plant identification. Nibble leaves, flowers and roots - then take some home to turn into your own wild salad. Booking essential here Like our Facebook page; Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Instagram

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Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Mon 29 May, 2017

Cranbrook, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Free

Sunday 28 and Monday 29 May: 10 to 4 Join us and celebrate anything and everything that grows and what you can do with it – dead or alive! Come to this beautiful market town in Kent where the High Street will be closed to traffic and open to all kinds of garden-related jollity demonstrations including willow weaving, big-time spray can art, chainsaw sculptures, hand-tied bouquets, vegetable carving, floral artists activities make a garden in a pot, spray-can workshop, decorate…

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Open Garden and Exhibition

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Mon 29 May, 2017

Open Garden and Exhibition, 36 Ashley Road
London, Greater London N19 3AF United Kingdom
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£3.50

An exhibition of photography on the theme of Poppies by Elizabeth Hay Brown, set within the garden of a town house in Stroud Green, North London. The garden will be open to the public as part of the National Open Gardens scheme. It is an oasis of calm in late spring when the colourful foliage of Japanese maples is fresh, the ferns have just unfurled their fronds, and the alpines are in full bloom. As well as the art exhibition…

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Pimmhole Photography

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
The House Mill, Three Mill Lane,
London, London E3 3DU United Kingdom
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£15.95

Pinhole photography Q & A with artist Wayne Foskett. Wayne will discuss his work and demonstrate the process of pinhole photography using plants and the natural landscape. In the beautiful setting of The House Mill on the River Lea, a Grade I listed eighteenth century tidal mill in the heart of London's East End, followed by Pimm's Afternoon Tea.

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Art in The Garden

Mon 29 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Living Under One Sun Community Allotment, Mill Mead Road
London, Greater London N17 9QQ United Kingdom
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£8

Join us for our bank holiday art in the garden extravaganza! We'll be opening up our community garden to the public and running art workshops for adults and children. Get involved with workshops run by local artists and makers, craft a grass snake from recycled plastics, learn how to make your own seed bomb and much much more. As well as that, we'll be selling our own plants and refreshments, the profits of which fund our outreach work and the upkeep…

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Gardens in Time

Mon 29 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way
Fishbourne, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 3QR United Kingdom
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Dig deep into the roots of modern gardening, from ponds, pergolas and pots to roses, recipes and remedies. Join us for a day of talks, tours and workshops and explore the garden in greater depth.  This special day will showcase a cornucopia of horticulturalists, gardeners, garden historians and creatives who will be on hand to lead you through the history of gardens. Although Fishbourne Roman Palace Garden is so ancient, it feels remarkably familiar. The features which make up the garden are…

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Would you like to try Jagajaga at a ukulele farm?

Mon 29 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 3 June, 2017

Ukulele Farm, 36-14, Yazako, Kabenomoto
Nagakute, Aichi 480-1103 Japan
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With "my work place ukulele farm", delicious fresh potatoes dug, Let's have fun while eating Jagajaga (potatoes) in Dutch oven. Let 's have fun after the field work in early summer. I will also treat coffee in the field. When possible, as much as possible. I relaxed relaxedly, I am doing a farm work. It is a family vegetable garden that makes vegetables in general. There is a season where blueberries can be collected. Sometimes ukulele, sometimes coffee Sometimes the…

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Breaking Down Barriers

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Central Entrance, Southwyck House, Coldharbour Lane
London, Greater London SW9 8QH United Kingdom
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Free

AN EDIBLE BUS STOP HAPPENING - WEDNESDAY 31ST MAY 1PM - 5PM - SOCIAL PLANTING - ALL WELCOME COME ALONG, ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES AND BE PART OF GARDENING FOR THE COMMON GOOD BACKGROUND ON THE SITE: Southwyck House, aka The Barrier Block, is one of Brixton’s most recognised landmarks. Its definitive exterior ‘zig zag’ design has become part of Brixton's graphic identity and is featured on the local currency – the Brixton Pound. Built in the 1980’s it was designed as…

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June 2017

These Shoes are made for planting

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Wilton Way
London, Greater London E8 1BD United Kingdom
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Free

These Shoes Are Made for Planting... and that's just what we'll do - one of these days these shoes are going to grow some food for you! On the “fringes” of The Wilton Estate come and have some fun planting up shoes to take away with seeds or seedlings. We will help you choose and plant an old shoe/boot, or possibly a sandal with some jiggery pokery planting. Bring your favourite old shoes, too old for walking but definitely not…

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Here East Foraging Tours with Shane’s usually £38 but only £10 for Chelsea Fringe Festival

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Here East (Press Centre) meeting point, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London, Greater London E20 3BS United Kingdom
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£10

Date and Time: 1 June - 6pm - 7pm Location: Meet at Here East Press Centre reception Special Price: Price for the Chelsea Fringe Festival £10 (normally £38 + booking fee) Here East are thrilled to offer the chance to explore our site and nearby areas on a unique foraging tour for Chelsea Fringe festival. Join our onsite foraging expert Shane, owner and chef at Shane’s on Canalside, for a beginners foraging experience in and around Here East, the River…

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Urban Greening Poetry Tour

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Norwood Bus Garage, Ernest Avenue
London, Greater London SE27 0HN United Kingdom
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Free

Join Open Orchard, Poetry Slabs and Tritton Vale Pocket Garden for a guided evening tour of five community orchards and gardens in West Norwood and West Dulwich. Along the way we'll share fabulous views from one of London's highest parks, and a summer pudding of readings about growing and greening. There's a lot of ground to cover, so be ready to walk on sometimes uneven ground, and maybe even read a bit of poetry (this isn't obligatory though:) No formal…

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Green Vox

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, Greater London SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

Launching a new performance club for Vauxhall in conjunction with the Ragged Canteen, rooted in horticultural reference points

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Permablitz Day: Co-gardening with Nature

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road
London, London NW1 7AY United Kingdom
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Free

Permablitzes are free days open to all. They bring people together to create or develop a community or household edible, wildlife-friendly garden according to a permaculture (ecologically sustainable) design. They spread by stimulating networks of reciprocity and mutual support: once you have helped at a few you can have one of your own. Our makeovers create plant alliances that mimic natural ecosystems. We always co-garden with the soil-food-web, wildlife and plants to maintain health and build fertility. (see www.permablitzlondon.com) On…

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Growing A Rainbow

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Home Grown in Hackney, 184A Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 1LA United Kingdom
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Free

A sedate and very English garden event set in the grounds of a Georgian Grade two listed property on Dalston Lane, E8 - yes that's right a chance to snoop around a normally closed and private garden with the added attraction of RAINBOW plants, veggies and of course tea & cake! There will be plug plants and seedlings of differently coloured & shaped vegetables available to take away, as well as seeds to plant. A celebration of Rainbow Chard with the opportunity to taste…

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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Charlotte Despard Avenue
London, Greater London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

Games, strawberry-picking, slug-and-snail-hunting, face-painting, food and music all on a roof! Come celebrate the summertime at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden’s annual family fun day starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and fun throughout. All welcome and it’s totally free.

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A day to clear your shed & clear your head!

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
St Leonards Warrior Square Train Station, Station Approach
St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex TN37 6AD United Kingdom
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Free

Join Transition Town Hastings at the new community fruit & veg garden at St Leonards Warrior Square Train Station. We will be hosting a garden swap shop and planting sessions for adults and children from 11-3pm. Bring your unwanted garden tools, plants, seeds and other garden related stuff. You can just bring or just take away… or both! Throughout the day we will be planting in unusual containers - please bring old teapots, wellies, an old Tonka toy trunk or…

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May 2018

Chelsea Fringe at the Geffrye

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road
London, Hackney E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Join us on the lush lawns of the Geffrye for a day celebrating the joys of the urban garden.  With something for everyone, the day will include veg-carving workshops, market stalls, lawn games, tree sculptures, deckchairs to lounge in – and for those inclined, a free guided cycle around the greenest local spots at 11am. Joining us will be: Hackney Herbal, London Bike Kitchen, Gray & Greenery, living art installation from Meital Tzabari, botanical cocktails and street food from Background…

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Bitter and Twisted

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 20 May, 2018

The Herb Boat, The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
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Free

“When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Cocktail”.  Following the renaissance of  Gin, Cocktails are back! And one of their key ingredients, BITTERS, are enjoying renewed interest. At the same time “health gurus” are suggesting that re-introducing bitter herbs and foods into to our diets may be beneficial for gut health. Come along to “THE HERB BOAT”, a narrowboat that roams the waterways of England which will be moored in Hackney Wick, and explore the history of Bitters through a…

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Feeding Dreams: An adventure in food and creativity at Omved Gardens

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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We so enjoyed our Fringe last year that we are excited to present new experiences on our journey exploring food, foraging, health, art and music: stepping into the space between, the space that connects us. We celebrate the inspiring power and beauty of plants in the garden, in the glasshouse, in the kitchen, in music, art and food. Open daily 11 - 5.30pm 19-27 May  

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Family friendly garden activities

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and sow seeds, decorate pots, make seed bombs all to take home, while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. The café will be open selling food using vegetables grown on site.

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Roses: tea tasting and posy making

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
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One event on Tue 22 May, 2018 at 7:00 pm

My Cup of Tea, My cup of tea, 5 Denman Place
London, W1D 7AH United Kingdom
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£30

At our unique rose workshop in Soho, taste a wonderful selection of My Cup of Tea's finest rose-scented teas and herbal tisanes. Discover more about where the teas and tisanes come from, how they are grown and harvested, and about their journey from plant to cup. Make your own posy of roses with guidance from The Real Flower Company, while learning about their flower farm and how they grow their roses. This workshop is held in collaboration with backyardlondon

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Let’s Grow a Pizza!

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

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.

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Plants That Heal

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar, The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
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Free – £20

Check out the Art Show at Glasshouse Café & Bar, showcasing beautiful original botanical paintings. Join us for Painting and Prosecco at one of our pop up Art Workshops, Monday to Friday at 2pm and 4pm. £20 per workshop including a glass of prosecco (or a cup of tea!) See our website for details. Book early as spaces are limited! Enjoy simple, organic and ethical food, great coffee, and cocktails incorporating herbs and flowers at Glasshouse Café & Bar. All…

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

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

John Evelyn Community Garden, Windlass Place, Deptford,
London, SE8 3QH United Kingdom
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Free

Deptford, Southeast London was home to one of England's greatest horticulturists John Evelyn. At the John Evelyn Community Garden, we will be sowing edible plants he grew in his ‘Olitory-Garden’ or as we would say kitchen garden. Taking inspiration from John Evelyn's garden at Sayes Court we will be creating a parterre bed over the next two years that incorporates both edible and decorative plants he cultivated in his garden. During the afternoons activities we will be discussing the origins…

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Feeding Dreams: Living Medicine with Alex Laird

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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£30

Come and learn about the living medicine in your kitchen! With medical herbalist Alex Laird and top chef Arthur Potts Dawson, you will discover how foods and herbs work therapeutically in us. We will show what to eat for breakfast and lunch to improve energy, mood, immunity and weight. We'll walk around Omved's beautiful garden to identify its healing plants and trees and harvest these to make teas to taste. We'll show what foods feed our all-important gut microbes and…

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Seed Bomb Dance

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
R.O.S.E. Community Clubroom, Ascalon Street, Battersea
London, SW8 4DL United Kingdom
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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…

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Build your own greenhouse

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania, Via Etnea, 397,
Catania, 95128 Italy
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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…

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Flower Pot People

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
GU47 9DP, The Hut at Memorial Park, 30 Brittain Court,
Sandhurst, Berks GU47 9DP United Kingdom
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Free

Volunteers from the Sandhurst gardening club will demonstrate planting of pots for flowers, herbs and vegetables. Children and adults can take part and the planted pots will be given away. You can join in any time and there will be lots of demonstrations and chances to ask gardening questions to the experienced team. Enter the raffle to win one of the finished tubs.  Refreshments will be available. Website:   Email:  

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

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden, Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Feeding Dreams: Handmade Apothecary at Omved

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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£65

Join herbalists and best selling authors Kim and Vicky for the first of 3 foraging and herbal workshops and lunch. Starting with a herb walk, participants will learn to identify and reconnect with the stories of the seasonal and wild plants that grow all around. We will be harvesting the season's bounty along the way so bring any special scissors and small baskets with you. We will then break for a vegan/gluten free lunch (provided) followed by a workshop turning…

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Urban Tree Festival: Orchard to Orchard – a tour of 3 housing estate orchards

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Peabody Square, Peabody Square, Blackfriars Road
London,, SE1 8JQ United Kingdom
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£10

As part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival we are delighted to welcome Carole Wright, community gardener and orchard manager to lead an intriguing tour of three orchards in her care. A walk led by local SE1 resident Carole Wright, a community gardener and orchardist who manages the the three urban orchards which are nestled in biodiversity rich housing land. Discover award winning estate gardens, green roofs, listed buildings and social history. Come and hear first hand the experience…

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Urban Tree Festival: Stalking King James I’s Mulberries

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Deptford Rail station, Deptford High Street
London, SE8 3PQ United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome Peter Coles, co-creator of Morus Londonium to entice you to Discover London’s Mulberry Heritage. Mulberry trees are often associated with the silk industry, as their leaves are the sole diet of the silkworm. James I imported thousands of mulberries to England in the early 17th century for a silk project, which failed after a few decades. But London’s mulberry heritage pre-dates James and goes back to Tudor,…

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Incredible Edible Vauxhall Walk

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Garden Museum, Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd
London, SE1 7LB United Kingdom
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Free

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.

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The gentle art of salad making

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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£10

Chef Tai will be hosting a Master Class in the gentle art of salad making at the Jetty in Greenwich Peninsula. A perfect follow on from Urban growth’s session on how to grow salad and herbs at home, this is a chance to harvest produce grown here on the Jetty and transform it into exciting dishes to impress family and guests alike. From sourcing the best fresh ingredients to combining unusual flavours and textures, Tai will proves that eating salad…

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Feeding Dreams: Bottlebrush Ferments and Chef Arthur brewing a healthy gut

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

An afternoon workshop and discussion on healthy gut, healthy body, healthy lifestyle with the dynamic Ben, creator of Bottlebrush Ferments and Chef Arthur Potts Dawson. See the website here for more on the inspirational raw and fermented secrets that will be revealed in this amazing workshop on the importance of how to build fermented foods into our lifestyle.

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SEED: the Untold Story

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story,…

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Taking Botanical Photos with your phone

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and learn how to take photos of plants with your phone inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. We will go through framing, lighting and editing! All welcome, wheelchair accessible The café will be open selling food using vegetables grown on site. Please book for this event as places are limited.

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Lunchtime learning – Urban Food Growing

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Free

Do you love fresh home-grown food? Always wanted to try growing your own ingredients but limited on space, time, money and just don't know where to start? Pop along and see the Garden Organic team in Elephant Park at this FREE drop-in lunchtime workshop. There'll be opportunity for hands on 'sprouting', micro-greens planting and general top tips on herbs, affordable ways to grow organic and much more. The perfect weekday intro to urban food growing and healthy eating. PS.  Don't worry, if the…

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Vegan cookery from around the world

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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£21.55

In the past decade, the number of Britons following a vegan diet has risen by a whopping 350%. A healthy, environmentally-conscious and cruelty-free lifestyle choice, it's signalled the biggest change in our eating habits in a long, long time. Whether you're already embedded in the vegan way of life, you're contemplating a change or you just fancy a night off the meat, on May 23rd chef Taimur Khan will be taking you through a culinary extravaganza of plant-based food from…

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‘Common Salt’ with Bites, Beverages and Botany

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Greater London SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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£10

The SLBI is combining an Open Garden Evening with a theatrical event and delicious refreshments.  The Open Garden is free, whilst there is an admission for 'Common Salt'  -  Booking essential - here. 'Common Salt is a performance around a table - a 'show and tell’ by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer - see here. It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India taking an expansive and emotional time-travel, from the first Enclosure Act and the start…

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Demain – a filmshow

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Demain (Tomorrow) is a hugely positive, affirming and inspirational film made by a small French film crew who set off around the world exploring creative solutions in the fields of food, energy, transport, economics and education. It visits permaculture farms, urban agriculture projects, community-owned renewable projects, local currencies, creative schools, ambitious recycling projects. It is the perfect antidote to the current sense of global despondency. Book for this event here And the nearby Black Cab Coffee Co will be serving…

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A hive of activity at buzzing Borough Market

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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Join Borough Market for a day of un-bee-lievable inspiration on how to support urban bees. The Market Hall will be humming with bee experts who’ll provide an abundance of planting ideas for urban spaces, as well as sharing their expertise about hives and urban bee keeping. We’ll be joined by the author of ‘Planting for Honey Bees: the growers guide to creating a buzz’, Sarah Wyndham-Lewis for a live chat, plus from 1pm-2.30pm a special honey cookery demonstration will take…

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Discussion: Urban gardening as a means of social change

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Discussion between Kate Metcalf of WEN (Women's Environmental Network) and philosopher Sara Lowe around urban gardening as a way of creating awareness of our surroundings and bringing about social change Kate is Co-Director at Women’s Environmental Network (WEN). WEN is the only UK charity working on issues that link women, health and the environment. Kate has 20 years' experience delivering participatory training, developing community networks, project management and campaigning. She has worked in international development organisations promoting gender equality in…

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The Magic of Herbs

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Herb Boat, The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
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“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it” (Roald Dahl). Come along to THE HERB BOAT, a trading narrowboat that roams the waterways of England, moored at Hackney Wick, and enjoy a small (it's on a boat!!) display about the Magic of Herbs. Discover a bit of the history of Herbal Magic; see some of the plants, roots, barks, leaves, resins and flowers and find out some of the ways they can be used. For a small charge…

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Laboratorio “Mordi il colore” insieme a Lucia Scuderi

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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€5

Quali sono le stagioni dell'anno? E quali i suoi frutti? Le fragole vengono da una pianta o da un albero? Un peperone si può mangiare in inverno? Attraverso strumenti didattici Lucia Scuderi aiuterà i bambini a trovare ad ogni stagione il suo frutto o il suo ortaggio.

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Feeding Dreams: Herbs in the garden with Chef Arthur Potts Dawson

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Spend time with Chef Arthur and experience how herbs are used to make meals delicious, healthy and nutritious. Talk through the world of herbs as Arthur takes you on a narrative of herbs and his food journeys around the planet. From Wild Oregano picking in Piedmont Italy to Puha leaves in New Zealand, Arthur has many stories to tell and recipes to share. Get immersed in herbs, make a classic Ligurian Basil Pesto, make a Thyme Salmariglio, experiment with flavours…

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MULTI-CULTI-vation

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Clair’s Garden, 184A Dalston Lane
London, E8 1LA United Kingdom
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Free

Join top chef Aidan Brooks (Eleven98) and community gardener/professional host Clair Battaglino (KEENTOGREEN) in an all day event that explores the "cultural roots" of some commonly grown edible plants. Visit Clair's garden in Hackney to learn more and see how she has transformed her very urban, Dalston garden into a productive yet attractive growing space. There will be tasting sessions throughout the day, giving you the opportunity to savour some traditional and innovative dishes and chat with Clair & Aidan…

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Below the Blossom…

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
Amenity Space, Paradise Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1UA United Kingdom
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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.

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Tasseography (Future Tea)

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
pump house pavilion, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Join local horticulturalists and artist Joanna Brinton as we explore plants traditionally used to make tea. Drop in as we look for specimens local to the gallery and in the park, in particular the Rosebay Willow or Fireweed; a fast growing weed common to bomb sites that was gathered and dried to make drinks during the post war years. In this free session, we will be working with plant specimens and continue a local tradition by developing your own brew.…

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Flowerful Elephant

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Free

Join us in Elephant & Castle’s newest park space as we kick off summer with a neighbourhood green gathering! The culmination of a Chelsea Fringe week of talk and walks in the area, this fun-filled family day will celebrate all things growing, health and wellbeing and flowerful in our special pocket of London. Don’t miss performances, stalls, games workshops and classes led by a number local organisations.

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How to best grow vegetables on a windowsill

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and learn how to best grow vegetables on a windowsill while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. Bring a container of your choice that can be up-cycled and transformed into a lovely growing container for your house. You will be able to line it and take some seeds home to grow in it. We can provide you with examples of containers to take home if you don't have any.…

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Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Cranbrook High Street, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Join us and celebrate anything and everything that grows and what you can do with it – dead or alive! Come to this beautiful market town in Kent where the High Street will be closed to traffic, decorated with huge butterflies and open to all kinds of garden-related jollity î First 50 families to arrive get a free goodie bag and it is a goodie! demonstrations include willow weaving, big-time spray can art, floral artists activities make a garden in…

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May 2019

CeReRe Fringe garden

Sat 18 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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Woodland Magic and Forest Fun – Horsenden Hill

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Horsenden Hill, The Hayloft, Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Lane North,
Greenford, UB6 7PQ United Kingdom
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We are delighted to welcome the Friends of Horsenden Hill who invite you to experience some Woodland magic and forest fun throughout Saturday 18 May. Made up of three main areas, Horsenden Hill is the largest single nature conservation site within the borough of Ealing at 100 ha. Located in Perivale this site comprises of meadows, wetland and woodland habitat so there is plenty to see. About the park:   A beautiful area of ancient woodland, grassland, ponds and hedgerows, that…

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Back to the Future

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Hackney CVS, 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3AZ United Kingdom
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Free

Mushroom Growing in a (possibly) Post-Brexit Britain. Stressed about sourcing edible fungi if the UK leaves the EU?  Worried about where your wine caps will come from? Scared the price of shitake will mushroom? Then grow your own! Darren Springer horticulture tutor & keen mushroom grower will be working alongside participants to create a mushroom growing area at Rainbow Grow’s Dalston base. He will be facilitating 2 free “HOW TO” sessions at 12 & 2pm. Join us for a FUNgi…

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Art in an urban oasis

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Enjoy music, food, cocktails & art in the Calthorpe Project Garden. Take a tour of our closed loop system: food growing > consumption > composting > food growing. We'll be working with students from Central St Martins College of Art and Design - check here for up-to-date information. Our café uses the vegetables and herbs grown in the garden and any vegetable from café waste is composted in the anaerobic digester. The liquid produced goes back into the soil to…

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Are you coming to Strawberry Fayre?

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School (entrance via Connor Street), Rutland Road
Hackney, E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

Come and celebrate our edible garden. You can plant a seed, make a mini scarecrow, stroll through the orchard and commune with the chickens. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. We will have cream tea, Pimms and strawberry plants on sale.

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Taking cuttings @ The Jetty

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

The Jetty @ Greenwich is one of our most interesting sites.  Made up of 7 polytunnels side by side, this is a huge growing and event space with a tropical climate on the River Thames. Come and learn how to take softwood cuttings of shrubby herbs (such as sage and lemon verbena) and plant them in hand made paper pots and take some home with you to start a new collection of plants.

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Slade Edible Playground

Sat 18 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
slade gardens, Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, Stockwell Park Road
London, London SW9 0AB United Kingdom
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Free

Come and discover the new Edible Playground at Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, recently created thanks to funding from the Mayor's Fund & Trust for London. A perfect spot to combine the outdoors, nature and some fun on the adventure playground! Join us for a session of pond dipping as we look to see if any amphibians have moved into our newly built pond and then enjoy a tour of the new garden to see what vegetables we have growing, before…

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Heavenly Herb Beds

Sat 18 May @ 2:00 pm BST
Trumpington Community oRchard, behind Foster Road, Trumpington
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

In the beautiful setting of Trumpington Community Orchard we are spending the afternoon planting up and re-establishing our herb garden. We hope you will enjoy together the wildflowers and fruit blossoms whilst learning about herbs and their benefits and how we best grow them. An event for all the family to enjoy, please feel free to bring a picnic.

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Sun 19 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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Grow Together – Spring Celebration at Bohemia Walled Garden

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Bohemia Walled Garden, Bohemia Walled Garden, Bohemia Rd
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1EX United Kingdom
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Free

Join us to celebrate spring and the growing of plants and community! Wander around our beautiful garden, find out about its history and present, and relax with coffee, tea and homemade treats on our lawn. Or you can help to grow a Poe-tree, do some art and plant some seeds to take home. There will be a great talk about growing food organically, and local vocal group Sea Tones will entertain us with feelgood songs. Free entry, refreshments for sale.…

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An Apple a Day

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sun 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Mega Cake Sunday, with Dog Show!

Sun 19 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
56 Ambler Road, London N4 2QR, 56 Ambler Road
London, London N4 2QR United Kingdom
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Free

The Blackstock Triangle Gardeners are a Finsbury Park front garden community group, growing veg and flowers in front gardens and pimping our pavements to green up our neighbourhood. Come and join us in one of the friendliest neighbourhoods in London as we close off the street for a Mega Cake Sunday. There'll be oodles of tea and home-made cakes and we've hooked up the the fabulous 'Candide' gardening App: as part of their London launch, they'll be giving away free…

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Mon 20 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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An Apple a Day

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Tue 21 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Herbal walks and demonstrations by Apotheca of Faversham

Tue 21 May @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place Gardens
Nr Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£25

Come and discover the power of medicinal plants with the senses, through a guided walk by local herbalists Charm Elakil and Francesca Giorda around Doddington Place Gardens. Through foraging and tea tasting, explore, experience and learn about the healing, and energetic properties of herbs. Light refreshments and cake will be provided. The 10-acre landscaped gardens include a notable woodland garden – spectacular in May and June with many different varieties of rhododendron and azalea; a large Edwardian rock garden, recently…

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Tue 21 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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An Apple a Day

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Wed 22 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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An Apple a Day

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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Elkstone Road Community Garden Party

Wed 22 May @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Elkstone Road Garden Oasis, Elkstone Road Garden Oasis
London, W10 5YG United Kingdom
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Join us for music, drinks & nibbles, gardening activities and more at Elkstone Road Community Garden, a space in the north of the borough that we, at the Chelsea Physic Garden, are helping to develop.

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Thu 23 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Thu 23 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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An Apple a Day

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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Orchard workshops

Thu 23 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Brixton orchard, Brixton Orchard, Brixton Hill
London, SW2 5RW United Kingdom
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Free

Introducing the Brixton Orchard, a green space with 35 fruit trees and hundreds of edible hedges, showcasing how fruit trees can be integrated into urban spaces. Come and explore this beautiful space for a workshop on basic fruit tree physiology and care. The event is free but numbers are limited - book here 

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Into the Light

Thu 23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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Free