Growers' Corner: January
As the new year begins, Capital Growth’s Julie Smith offers her expert advice on how to keep your garden growing through the last of the winter.
From biodiversity to diversity: permaculture in garden, community and society
Over 11 years after its inception, MPG has created a community based on the permaculture system to help people to live sustainable, healthy lives, offer a safe space for people to spend time in and educate and empower under-represented voices in London.
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Ten of London's best food gardens
2018 marks 10 years since the launch of Capital Growth, London Food Link’s food growing initiative. With a decade of connecting people, sharing skills, and celebrating food under our toolbelt, Francesca Nicol looks at ten of the network’s 2,500+ food gardens across the city.
Despite what you might think, it’s not too late to sow some lovely veg for the cooler months. Julie Riehl, who runs the Capital Growth allotment garden in The Regent’s Park, has some suggestions.
Greening the city: how a decade of growing changed London
This year, Capital Growth celebrates its 10th birthday and during this decade, London’s landscape has literally changed. With more people and organisations still joining the grow-your-own tribe Sarah Williams picks highlights of the campaign’s achievements and looks ahead to what’s next.
Top Tips for Bee Friendly Planting
We asked Sarah Wyndham Lewis of Bermondsey Street Bees and author of Planting For Honeybees for the insider scoop on how to create a buzz in the garden.