Kitchen Garden Workshops

A Four Part Summer Workshop for Young People and their Parents and Guardians We are running a four part workshop for young people between 10 & 16 years old to attend with their parent or guardian. A great opportunity for you to spend quality time together in a stress-free and fun environment, and also learn…

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Plants, Food and Health. A one day workshop, 25th June

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden Come to Sydenham Garden’s De Frene garden to learn the pleasure of using plants and foods for health! Medical herbalists Alex Laird and Gina Webley of Living Medicine will guide you through this practical introduction to: • Focus on the foundations of self care, what it…

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Sydenham Gardens’ Annual Evaluation

We are very pleased to share our achievements and challenges through our 2015/16 Annual Evaluation This year’s report shows the continued effectiveness of the work of Sydenham Garden’s four main projects. When we measure our work Sydenham Garden achieves rates of improvement similar or better than those achieved by psychological interventions targeted at much narrower…

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Capital Growth Network Get Together

Join us on Wednesday 8 June for a Capital Growth network get together. We’ll have workshops on horticulture therapy and practicing mindfulness in the garden, tours of Sydenham Garden’s new De Frene growing site and a chance to hear from Capital Growth about upcoming projects and initiatives. There will also be plenty of time to…

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Mindfulness Day – 4th June

MINDFULNESS DAY A time to stop and pause! Experts tell us that pausing several times during the day to reframe our thoughts will truly allow us to live our best life But do we know HOW to do this? Our one day Mindfulness Workshop will provide you with some of the tools to: Meditate De-stress…

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Bees have arrived and safely moved in

The bees have arrived! Many people from across our organisation turned up to witness them being installed into their new hive. Here we are checking they are healthy and finding the Queen. We have been lucky enough to have Jeff volunteer as our Bee mentor. Here he is explaining that bees respond to mood and…

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A very Summery Spring Fair

Our annual Spring Fair was a huge success this year, enjoying gorgeous sunshine, a blossoming garden and attended by over 400 members of the public. We had many delights to sample throughout the day! They included our very own Elvis, Rob Smiths Music Group, Craft Activities, plenty of food and refreshments, stalls selling our homemade…

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Planting Lettuce in the snow…

The weather on Tuesday didn’t deter our Growing Lives group as we continued planting out salad crops for the Sydenham Garden salad bag scheme. The weather on Tuesday didn’t deter our Growing Lives group as we continued to plant out salad crops for the Sydenham Garden salad bag scheme. We’ve also been installing “Leaky Hose”…

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Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter Twice a year we produce a newsletter. Whilst it is impossible to capture everything that happens at Sydenham Garden, our Spring Newsletter gives you a glimpse into the Garden. Subscribers to our friends scheme receive a paper copy a few days before it is made available in electronic format. If you would like…

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