Sow & Grow / McCarthy Stone Foundation

    We would like to offer our thanks to the McCarthy Stone Foundation for their very generous grant they recently awarded Sydenham Garden for our Sow & Grow project. The grant will help us to continue our work helping local people in the early stages of dementia through weekly activity sessions at our Resource…

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Felix’s marathon mission

  On Sunday 3rd October, Felix Ovwighowara ran the London Marathon in 4 hours and 50 minutes, and has managed to raise over £1,000 in aid of Sydenham Garden. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated, and of course to Felix, who chose to support us, ran like the wind and finished the…

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Sow & Grow Animated!

Thanks to the wonderful filmmaker, Katy Milner, our Sow & Grow co-workers have created an animated film, which was shown as part of the recent Age Against the Machine festival in Lewisham. We wanted to make a beautiful film to show the positive and remarkable achievements that come about in the Sow & Grow groups…

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Co-worker Focus

Growing Lives Co-worker I was referred by my Psychotherapist. I have always enjoyed gardening and wanted to do something that would help my mental health as I struggle with ups and downs. Being part of the group and being around other people has really helped me, I have been able to build relationships with people…

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