Checking on the Tomatoes

At the time of writing, it seems I am a gardener. Green? Yes. Still reluctant? Perhaps slightly, though more with the tag than the forks and trowels… I’ve never been a big fan of labels. But seriously? A Gardener? Well why not? My name is Jon… I am currently in my third season as a…

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Defrenefest 2019 – A joyous day out in the sunshine

Sydenham Garden’s summer festival at our market garden site on De Frene Road gets bigger and better every year, and 2019 was no exception.  Thanks to months of planning by our dedicated team, and an overwhelming amount of goodwill and support on the day from our co-workers and volunteer groups, the day was a brilliant…

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Urban Harvest Feast – A “Feastival”!

On Saturday 17th September Sydenham Garden joins with organisations across London in celebrating the Urban Harvest Feast. We are looking forward to a right old “Feastival”! De Frene has come far in these past 2 years, from a derelict waste land to a flourishing market garden. Local people have made all this possible through hard…

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De Frene Summer Festival, let’s celebrate!

Come to our Community Market Garden Summer Festival. An afternoon of fun in the sun for all! This year we have decided to have our first full festival at our new site, and we believe it is going to be a cracker. With a range of exciting activities like: craft and traditional green wood working,…

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Community Volunteering Day

Community Volunteering Days are back! After a short winter break we are back with our regular volunteering day on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about these fun-filled, food-filled days see: http://www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk/event/community-volunteer-day-2/2016-02-20/

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