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9-10 June 2018

9-10 June 2018

Glengall Wharf Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:30–16:30

Activities

Have a wander round the site, it's large, with lots going on. Self-guided tours, homemade cakes, teas and seasonal produce. Plants available to buy or swap.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

On the Surrey Canal Walk
Nearest postcode: SE15 6NF

Buses

63, 363 to Waite Street

Stations

Peckham Rye (1.5km, bus)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Very irregular surfaces.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

Since 2012 we have been developing a large community garden that shows the use of a wide variety of different sustainable gardening methods, all managed by local people.

We grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables, using permaculture techniques to develop an edible forest garden. A pond, pergola, hot composting, natural bee-keeping, hügelkultur, a polytunnel and more can be seen either completed or in development. Bees and chickens complement the community of local people who run the garden.

The site is on an old wharf of the Surrey Canal and the old cobbles are still in evidence.

A lively, diverse and busy project, we are an ‘ideas hub’ for alternative gardening and sustainability. The garden is a Permaculture Association Land Centre, so a great place to find out more about this type of ecological design.

Volunteers: the locals
Capital Growth garden: 764
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:30–16:30

Activities

Have a wander round the site, it's large, with lots going on. Self-guided tours, homemade cakes, teas and seasonal produce. Plants available to buy or swap.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

On the Surrey Canal Walk
Nearest postcode: SE15 6NF

Buses

63, 363 to Waite Street

Stations

Peckham Rye (1.5km, bus)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Very irregular surfaces.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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