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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

St Mary's Secret Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–20:00

Activities

On sale: organically-grown plants and vegetables, home-made jams, chutneys and honey. Pop-up café with snacks and home-made cakes.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Corner of Pearson and Appleby Streets
Nearest postcode: E2 8EL

Buses

26, 48, 55, 67, 149, 242, 243, 394

Station

Hoxton

Cycle hire station

Hoxton Station (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Fully accessible.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

St Mary’s Garden provides social and horticultural therapy, training and volunteering opportunities, particularly for people with disabilities or who are in ill-health. The garden also offers gardening and outreach services, including planting and sensory workshops and housing estate planting. There are several ‘rooms’ in the garden – herbaceous borders, a herb and sensory area, a vegetable garden, woodland with beehives, an orchard, a pond, a wildlife meadow and a greenhouse. Beneficiaries and volunteers maintain all of these. Highlights include the ‘Wish You Well’ garden, Silent Space area and Therapy Shed. The garden has been awarded the Green Flag Community Award and an Outstanding rating from London in Bloom.

Director: Paula Yassine
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–20:00

Activities

On sale: organically-grown plants and vegetables, home-made jams, chutneys and honey. Pop-up café with snacks and home-made cakes.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Corner of Pearson and Appleby Streets
Nearest postcode: E2 8EL

Buses

26, 48, 55, 67, 149, 242, 243, 394

Station

Hoxton

Cycle hire station

Hoxton Station (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Fully accessible.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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