David and Lynn are holding an Open Garden Sunday 10 July, 2pm to 5pm. Adult entry is £4, children go free. 28 Ferndene Herne Hill London SE24 0AB, overlooking Ruskin Park. It’s all about structure and careful planting in this dramatically sloping SSE facing garden, 30 x 18 metres. A lively blend of perennials and shrubs shows definite Kiwi influences. The kitchen garden with raised beds and soft fruits is wonderfully secluded. Lower level planting has a coastal feel. Upper level has a hot colour…Continue Reading “David’s Open Garden 10 July”
The Lambeth Country Show 2022 makes a welcome return to Brockwell Park 16 – 17 July. Once again, Lambeth Council has asked us to stage the Flower Show. Download the full Schedule here. The closing date for entries is Saturday 9 July. We need as much help as possible over that weekend. Can you spare a few hours? Any time between the afternoon of Friday 15 July and Sunday 17 July? It would be hugely appreciated and it’s a wonderful atmosphere. Here are some images…Continue Reading “Lambeth Country Show – we’re back staging the Flower Show!”
As most Hut helpers are busy this coming weekend with celebrations in honour of the Queen’s Jubilee, will close the Hut for the weekend 4 – 5 June, reopening on Saturday 11 June. Happy celebrations! Tony Pizzoferro, Chair
Incredible Edible Lambeth, the organisation supporting local food growing, has announced the launch of this year’s Blooming Lambeth Awards, with cash prizes for Lambeth growers. Nominations close midnight 11 June. The eight categories include Best School Garden, Best Young Gardener, Best Garden in Bloom and Best Space for Encouraging Wildlife. More information and entry forms below: Blooming Lambeth Awards 2022 categories and nomination forms.
LHS members are a canny lot. They descended on the Hut on Saturday 7th May in good time to make sure they had their choice of summer bedding plants. Here are some of the plants remaining at the end of the afternoon.