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Open Gardens- Summer Festivals 2012
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08-04-2012 10:19 AM

Hey all,

Forgive the long-ish post!
Im posting to let gardeners know of the various Open Garden Festivals taking place locally this summer.

Private home gardens and community gardens will be opening to the public.
As well as opportunities to look around beautiful spaces, there will also be plant stands, food stalls, music!

Photo ©St Christopher's Hospice

St Christopher's Hospice Open Gardens Festival.
14 local gardens to open.
Dates: 5 May- 19 August 2012
The festival opens on Saturday 5 May with a large garden party @St Christopher's Hospice Garden, 51-59, Lawrie Park Road, SE26 6DZ
There will be plant and food stalls plus music.

Click here for full list of local gardens taking part
See The Open Gardens Festival Brochure (PDF)


The Chelsea Fringe @Grow Mayow, Mayow Park, Sydenham.
The first ever Chelsea Fringe Festival will be taking place this summer alongside the annual Chelsea Flower Show
Gardens and sustainable projects from across the Capital will be putting on special events and activities.
Iris Borgers of The Gardens of Sydenham/ Grow Mayow has been invited to take part.
The Gardens are currently being featured on the Chelsea Fringe site.

Chelsea Fringe Dates: 19 May- 10 June
Click for the various events + The Sydenham Gardens trail map

Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Organised by the London Parks and Gardens Trust
Family friendly, volunteer run series of open gardens across London.

Dates: 9-10 June 2012
Local Gardens taking part:
The Secret Orchard, Cafe Crema SE14
Culverley Green SE6
Sydenham Garden SE23

To keep informed about local gardening events and community gardening volunteer days follow @LewishamGardens on Twitter.

This post was last modified: 08-04-2012 10:23 AM by LewishamGardens.

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10-04-2012 06:49 AM

Open Garden Squares Weekend

9-10 June 2012

Volunteers needed!

Local gardens and gardens across London need volunteers to hep out over the weekend.

Duties: welcoming visitors and selling tickets.

In return, volunteers get free entry to all gardens taking part over the whole weekend.

Please click the link for details of how to volunteer.

This post was last modified: 10-04-2012 06:55 AM by LewishamGardens.

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