Open Day at Maryon Park Community Organic Food Growing Garden – this Saturday

News in of a community garden event this Saturday in Maryon Park:

Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest on Saturday 17th September 2016

10.00 am – 6.00 pm

Urban Harvest

Community food growing gardens across the capital will be open throughout Saturday 17th September 2016, to welcome in visitors and volunteers to take part in free garden activities and workshops.

Maryon Park Community Garden Open Day

Get a taste of London’s edible gardens by dropping in to Maryon Park Community Garden in Charlton, one of Capital Growth’s flagship gardens, from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Capital Growth

Capital Growth is London’s largest food growing network, with over 2,000 gardens throughout the city.

Community Garden Open Day Activities

At the Maryon Park Community Garden activities include:

  • Tours of the Garden and Forest School.
  • Activities for children: Making lavender bags and bird feeders.
  • New volunteers can meet the team
  • Pizza Oven fired up from 12 noon, bring your own dough and toppings
  • Refreshments: Organic teas & coffee, cake and herb teas
  • Fundraising activities: Plant Sale, A Bric-a-Brac Stall, Community Garden Shop


In the Community Garden Forest School there will be free Outdoor Art workshops at 1.00, 2.00 and 3.00 pm.

How to find the Garden

Enter Maryon Park from the main entrance in Maryon Road, follow the path past the park lodge and find the Community Garden at the end of the park perimeter fence. Look out for the bunting.

Garden Address

Maryon Park Community Garden, The Old Nursery, Maryon Park, Maryon Road, Charlton, SE7 8DH.