Wilding the Fair Street Pocket Park

Following on from our late-autumn bulb planting session we will shortly be starting the next phase of improvements to the Fair Street Pocket Park. Ongoing Covid-19 restrictions mean that we are not able to invite people along to join us at the moment, but, we are following current rules and look forward to being able […]

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The Winter Garden – Cancelled

UPDATE 4th Jan: Sadly, because of the ongoing situation with Covid-19 we have had to cancel this activity as it would go against the current recommendations for Tier 4 areas. We look forward to being able to restart our community activities as and when appropriate. In the meantime why not take a few minutes in […]

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Community Bulb Planting

Join us on Sunday 1st November at 2pm and help plant for a colourful spring. Please ensure that you adhere to social distancing if you come along. We will be santising the equipment that is available and hand sanitiser will be available.

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Cleaner, Greener, Safer

We are delighted to have been awarded a Cleaner, Greener, Safer grant from Southwark Council. This funding will be the starting point for the next phase of our work in the Dream Garden pocket park. Over the next few months, we will be diversifying the planting in the space to promote greater biodiversity and make […]

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Pocket Park update

As this summer starts we have to acknowledge that the world has changed greatly since we ran our Winter Wonderland in December 2019. Spring 2020 has been a very difficult time for everyone and we have all been affected in some way. We have all felt the impact in different ways and to varying degrees […]

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Let the Children Play

One of the aims of the Dream Garden project is to explore the ways that the pocket park can be used by the community. We are also keen to explore how local schools can potentially use the space for creative outdoor learning. Avant-Gardening’s Polly is particularly interested in the history of play and street games […]

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Let London Breathe

Owing to the flooding that hae recently affected some parts of the UK we will not be taking delivery of the trees in time for this event. Consequently we will be integrating the tree planting into our Winter Wonderland session on 7 December. Why not pop along on Saturday 23rd November to help plant a […]

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Autumn on Fair Street

The Avant-Gardeners will be back at half-term with two sessions of nature themed activities to help to bring the streets alive. Bird feeders Seedballs Bulb planting Nature Spotting It’s all free and its happening on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd October, 1pm – 3pm. And, in a change to our regular venue we will be […]

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