Corner of Edward Street and Kingston Road
About this garden
Edward Street is our largest community patch with three types of composting on site.
We garden here with our weekly volunteers and in collaboration with NOAH, St Matthew's Primary School and Richmond Hill School.
Three-tier raised beds
Leaf mulch cage and compost
Basil the scarecrow
What you can do here
join our gardening sessions
help us keep the grass trimmed
help us water
harvest lettuce leaves (most are 'pick and come again')
What's growing this season
Herbs and flowers
Curryplant (Helichrysium Italicum)
What else grows here
Mature sycamore tree
Mature tree TBC
What's great here
fantastic raised beds
loads of variety
enough space for a garden party
What's challenging here
shady at the back
cats love it as a loo
notorious for fly tipping on one corner
You can already see the bowser that we'll use to collect the rainwater in.
We're installing a roof (design has changed slightly since the drawing was made), so this should make us more independent from water taps.
Saying that, we're always looking for watering volunteers - could it be you?