Celebrate Spring in London with Good To Grow Day

This weekend (21-24 April), Londoners can join in the #GoodToGrow2023 celebrations to share the love for Spring and our city's valuable community gardens. Read on to find out what's happening at a garden near you.

Granville Community Kitchen Garden. Credit: Jonathan Goldberg

Granville Community Kitchen Garden. Credit: Jonathan Goldberg

Published: 17 Apr 2023

Have you ever wanted to know how to grow your own veg? Are you itching to get to know your local community? Or maybe you’re just looking for a nice day out with the family?

Friday 21st April marks the beginning of #GoodToGrow2023, a long weekend of activities, events and open days at community gardens across London. For a taster of what's on, check out the list below. 

What's on 

Friday 21 April

Edible Rotherhithe & Surrey Square School Garden. SE17

10am-2pm - Workshops and seed giveaway 

Mitcham Community Orchard and Gardens, CR4

10.30am-1pm - Gardening and outdoor DIY

Cranbrook Community Food Garden, E2

11am-3pm - Planting and new bed prep 

Saturday 22 April

Walworth Garden, SE17

9am-5pm - Site visit and bonsai workshop

Holy Trinity Barnes Community Garden, SW13

9.30am-12.30pm - Planting and workshops and seed giveaway

Heathbrook Primary School Wildlife Garden, SW8

9am-12pm - PTA gardening session 

Sunday 23 April

Walworth Garden, SE17

9am-5pm - Site visit and healing herbalism workshop

Ray Park Community Garden, IG8

10am-3pm - Open garden volunteer day

Ital Community Garden - Catford, SE6

10am-3pm - Open day at new youth-led garden

Monday 24 April 

Walworth Garden, SE17

9am-5pm - Site visit and plant sale

My little bit of Newham, E6

10am-1pm - Front garden display

Mitcham Community Orchard and Gardens, CR4

10.30am-1pm - Gardening and planting and outdoor DIY

For a full list of gardens taking part in this year's Good To Grow Day, visit our Good to Grow map and find out what they've got planned!

Are you a community garden but haven't registered yet? Find out how here


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