Good to Grow Day in Maryon Park Community Garden this Saturday

Maryon Park Community Garden
The Maryon Park Community Garden will be open this Saturday

It’s Good to Grow Day at the Maryon Park Community Garden this Saturday (24 April) – a first chance for the public to look inside one of Charlton’s best-kept secrets since the start of the pandemic last year.

Visitors will be able to see the community garden and its forest school with socially-distanced tours for family groups and social bubbles.

The community garden provides organic growing plots for local people, as well as an indoor garden meeting space, while the forest school has space for primary schools and child-minders’ groups as well as outdoor art therapy.

There will be a tomato and plant sale, damson jam and a woodcraft stall at the gates of the park, next to the old park-keeper’s house. Visitors are asked to wear a mask.

“The Good to Grow Day is about encouraging people and families to visit their local community garden. Whether just want to visit the stalls, become involved or see the community Garden for the first time, you will be welcome,” the community garden’s chair, Tim Anderson says.

The event will run from 10am to 4pm.


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Maryon Park Community Garden: ‘socially-distanced plant and jam sale’ this weekend

Maryon Park Community Garden

We’ve not had too many notices about real-life community events recently, what with one thing and another, so we’re very pleased to relay news of Maryon Park Community Gardens’ annual harvest event:

Instead of our usual ‘Urban Harvest Open Day’ event, this year there will be a ‘socially-distanced’ stall at the Community Garden Gates on Saturday 19th September, 1-4 pm.

The ‘Plant and Jam” sale will feature Aloe Vera, Geraniums, Salvias, Small Cacti, Damson and Wild Plum Jams. The stall will be set up at the garden’s double gates and pop-up shop.

All donations will go to the work of the Community Garden and Forest School.

How to find Maryon Park Community Garden

Access from the main park gates next to the park keeper’s lodge. Address: 126 Maryon Rd, London SE7 8DH.


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Meet Santa at Maryon Park Community Garden this Saturday

Maryon Park community garden
Maryon Wilson Park Community Garden is open regularly all year round

Maryon Park Community Garden is opening its gates on Saturday for its Christmas event – with Santa on hand to hand out gifts to children in his grotto.

There’ll also be a the chance to buy plants, cacti and woodcraft gigs, and you can give the lucky dip a whirl too.

It all runs from 1pm to 3pm at the old nursery in the park.


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