Our autumn bring & buy is 7 & 8 October. Don’t miss an opportunity to refresh or rethink your winter and spring garden. Check websites, books, catalogues and newspapers for ideas. Approach the Bring & Buy with a creative spirit. And don’t forget – it’s Bring not just Buy.  Bring cuttings, seeds, corms and bulbs to share with others.  Let’s face it, it’s not THAT difficult to have a good looking garden or pots for a few weeks during the year -if you saunter down…Continue Reading “Bring & Buy 7 & 8 October”

The gardening glories of late summer were everywhere on display on 2 September when crowds gathered to view and admire arrays of seasonal vegetables, flowers and floral displays. Not forgetting the handicrafts and very hotly contested jams and chutneys sections.  See a gallery of pictures below.

Simon Saville from Butterfly Conservation talks about the butterflies of south London. “Our butterflies and moths are disappearing. It’s time to act.” Butterflies and moths are among the most threatened groups of wildlife in the UK. Simon will talk about which species you may see in your local area, and how to save populations by sensitive gardening. Join us for what promises to be an important and fascinating Talk. The Talk begins 8 pm. It will be held in the Community Room at West Norwood…Continue Reading “Wednesday 27 September: free Talk”

We’ve just taken delivery of a stock of spring bulbs for autumn planting. The order includes: Narcissus Tulips Hyacinth Crocus Allium Camassia Leichtlini Caerulea Chionodoxa Forbesii Fritillaria Meleagris Mix Nectaroscordum Siculum Muscari Night Eyes Hurry down while stocks last! The Hut is open 2 – 4.30 Saturdays and 10 – 12.30 Sundays. It will be closed 2 – 3 September because of our Late Summer Show. There will be a pop up shop at the Show.

We have had to change the venue for the Talk Wednesday 23rd August to: Community Room, West Norwood Library & Picturehouse, 1-5 Norwood High Street, SE27 The Talk will start as previously advertised at 8pm and Dr Petra Dark will be speaking on “Reconstructing Planting in C18 landscape gardens”. Do join us if you can. Many apologies for the changes of venue. We are determined that the event will go ahead and won’t be thwarted by events entirely outside our control! The Library is just…Continue Reading “Talk Wednesday 23rd – urgent notification, change of venue”