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Get ready for another year at Common Growth!

Common Growth volunteers We’ve been working hard all winter to get the garden ready for another year of growing fun. We’ve built a pergola, and a new raised bed, repaired the greenhouse after heavy storms (!), planted bulbs, turned compost, dug manure into the soil, repaired and painted a bench that we found on the […]

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Bold Vision Common Growth April 2011

Are you a Lewisham home resident

Community Gardening and Cooking in and around New Cross Did you know there is currently funding for both Gardening Projects and Community Projects available through Lewisham Homes? ‘Lets Get Gardening’ Fund to develop community gardens, food growing areas, hanging baskets, wild flowers etcIts a very simple application all you need is two named Lewisham homes residents on the application to express […]

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Celebrate the sunflowers Nov 3

It will be a fun event with lots of activities to join in with. Most importantly you can help harvesting sunflower seeds direct from the flowers, to provide a legacy for the project! Take some seeds home with you for planting next year to keep New Cross bright, beautiful and bee-friendly for years to come.  […]

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First Prize for Common Growth in Lewisham in Bloom!

Last night Common Growth was awarded first prize in the community gardens category of the Lewisham in Bloom competition! We’re so excited and proud! They recognised all the work we have done to the difficult space with minimal resources and over quite a short time, and they commended our cooking activities, workshops and other events […]

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Free gardening workshops in August

Dear Garden lovers, With all this warmth and sunshine the garden is bursting with life – come and pop in for a visit! We’ve got our regular Sunday opening from 2.00pm to 5.00pm and also both a kids workshop and an adults workshop in August, so you’re spoilt for choice! First up is the kid’s […]

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Grow Wild are recruiting!

We’re pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting for a ‘Pick and Preserve’ short term contractor to join the Grow Wild team for the summer months! As the Grow Wild project has developed we have recognised an opportunity to harness, harvest and enjoy the boun ty of food growing in the local area. The […]

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