The Big Dig returns to Maryon Park Community Garden on Saturday

Maryon Wilson Park community garden
It’s the regular Big Dig day at Maryon Wilson Park community garden on Saturday

The folk at Maryon Park Community Garden would like a word…

Big Dig day celebrates the start of the growing season and encourages people to visit their local Capital Growth supported Community Garden.

Maryon Park Community Garden, one of Capital Growth’s flagship gardens is taking part and have a drop-in open day on Saturday 27th April 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Visitors are invited to see how Maryon Park Community Garden is developing.

The Community Garden provides organic growing plots for local people, a Forest School space for primary schools, a garden meeting room and volunteer opportunities.

On Saturday 27st April visitors can learn more about the Community Garden, enjoy tours and talks about the Garden and the historic Maryon Park, the location of the 1960’s film ‘Blow-Up’.

There will be a plant and woodcraft sale, refreshments and the lunchtime pizza oven.

At 2.00 pm Simon and Verity from COATS will run a free family Outdoor Art Workshop in the Forest School.

“The Big Dig Day is about encouraging people and families to visit their local community garden. Whether you are an experienced gardener or new to gardening or just want to see how your local project is developing you will be welcome,” says community garden chair Tim Anderson.

Maryon Park Community Garden is a not-for-profit voluntary project situated in the former council plant nursery in Maryon Park.

To find out more about the Maryon Park Community Garden, visit its website.


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