Churchyard Update (17/11)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener This week we start the main phase of bulb planting. There are two large areas (along the railings in front of The Welcome Centre and near the noticeboard) which will be prepared and then planted with bulbs. On Thursday we welcome volunteers from Maximus UK, who […]

Weekly Churchyard Update (20/10)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Falling light levels (rather than temperatures) have slowed any growth and started leaf fall. There is still a lot of moving to do: plants, pots and overgrown areas. We may start on new a new area for bulbs and a meadow this week. It was nice […]

Weekly Churchyard Update (21/9)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Little bits will be added to the new sand bed, but a lot of the planting is complete. Expect it to look rather underwhelming for Autumn and Winter, then get going in Spring. Bulbs, seed and a few more plants are still to come. The South […]

Seed-Sowing Workshop (9/5)

This Saturday 9th May at 10am, we’ll hold an £8 seed-sowing workshop on Zoom led by our head gardener Tim Hewitt, who oversees the largest green space in Walthamstow Village and one of the largest green spaces in central Walthamstow. This is a particularly good event for new gardeners, with all proceeds to benefit the […]

Burials in Bloom 2020

Our popular Burials in Bloom scheme is back! Join in with other local volunteers as we care for graves that are no longer looked after by planting beautiful flowers around them. No gardening experience is needed, just an interest in growing and spending time outdoors in Walthamstow Village’s biggest green space. You can spend as […]