@growmayow - Grow A Community Garden

Grow Mayow Community Garden is located in Mayow Park SE London Founded by @irisborgers

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Bank holiday Monday 
#Repost @beanstalkarts
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Don’t forget that on bank holiday Monday (26th August!) I’m popping up with my cello for Beanstalk Tales @growmayow community gardens, #se26. If the weather is good we’ll be in this shady oasis in the gardens (but don’t worry! We have cover if British traditional bank holiday rain appears!). The 10.30am is waiting list space only, but I’ve made the 11.30am mixed ages too, and there’s still plenty of room in this one (but do make sure you book!) - older siblings and Beanstalk alumni very welcome. 
I’ll be telling the tale of lazy jack, and if you can’t make it on Monday, I’ll do the same story on Tuesday from my living room as a bedtime live-streamed tale for my #patreon subscribers! Watch this space for more on this... #growmayowcommunitygarden #bankholidaymonday #cello #ukulele #mayowpark #mayowparkcommunitygarden #growmayowcommunitygarden #mayowparkrealfriends
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Bank holiday Monday #repost @beanstalkarts • • • • • • Don’t forget that on bank holiday Monday (26th August!) I’m popping up with my cello for Beanstalk Tales @growmayow community gardens, #se26 . If the weather is good we’ll be in this shady oasis

This beauty emerges from this caterpillar after eating our once beautiful hedges. 
But hey.. we are hoping to replace it this Autumn with some #stepoverfruits. I know it's not a nice view but before you know its #2020  with @foxgloveforestschool
@beanstalkarts  @paulyouthed @littlefolksing @writesparks
#thehungrycatterpillar 
#boxtreemoth in
#mayowpark
#mayowparkcommunitygarden
#growmayowcommunitygarden
#southeastlondon
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This beauty emerges from this caterpillar after eating our once beautiful hedges. But hey.. we are hoping to replace it this Autumn with some #stepoverfruits . I know it's not a nice view but before you know its #2020 with @foxgloveforestschool @bea

Beyond excited. 
The year hasn't finished but already planning for next year. 
And we've been awarded another grant. Watch this space .
#bulbs
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Beyond excited. The year hasn't finished but already planning for next year. And we've been awarded another grant. Watch this space . #bulbs

Passion fruit 
Good combination
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Passion fruit Good combination

Some plants are worth the wait to flower.
#thalictrum
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Some plants are worth the wait to flower. #thalictrum

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Midsummer bumble
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Midsummer bumble

There is always bucket loads to do. 
Tackling bindweed 
#bindweed
#gardeningproblems
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There is always bucket loads to do. Tackling bindweed #bindweed #gardeningproblems

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#dacuscarota Dara
They are still going month after month after month.... even in a vase.
#goingforever
#superb #cutflower #droughttolerant
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#dacuscarota Dara They are still going month after month after month.... even in a vase. #goingforever #superb #cutflower #droughttolerant

The good things in life are free 
#afterallthat
#bumblebee 
#echinacea
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The good things in life are free #afterallthat #bumblebee #echinacea

On a daily basis this is our parks entertainment. Do not make any excuses for littering.
Do not think there is someone else picking it up for you. 
Our planet is not our litter bin. #thereisnoplanetb 
The last photo is from #martinparr  #thelastresort and this summs up our society's attitude. Sad to say that I see this attitude on busy weekends in #mayowpark  @brownandgreencafe  and please don't let your kids roam with carton juices and straws in our beloved #greenspace we have created for you #ourcommunity
#yourcontributiontoourplanet
#thebirds
#thetrees
#ourchildren #growmayowcommuitygarden
#attitudechange
#fedupwithyourlitter
#britishattitude 
@martinparrstudio
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On a daily basis this is our parks entertainment. Do not make any excuses for littering. Do not think there is someone else picking it up for you. Our planet is not our litter bin. #thereisnoplanetb The last photo is from #martinparr #thelastresor

Ohhh yessss 
#rain
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Ohhh yessss #rain

Eat your greens
All I could eat today
#greenicecream
#machaicecream
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Eat your greens All I could eat today #greenicecream #machaicecream

Don't forget to count the #butterflies use #butterflycount
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Don't forget to count the #butterflies use #butterflycount

Perfect words about a garden.
Can't put it in any better words than @themontydon himself.
To hot to go outside, but dreaming of France.
Watch the full episode (which I can watch over and over again) on YouTube 'The artistic garden'
and the whole series of Around the world in 80 gardens. 
#thepassionategardener
#summer 
#aixenprovence 
#cezanne 
#aroundtheworldin80gardens
#gardenobsessed 
#the
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Perfect words about a garden. Can't put it in any better words than @themontydon himself. To hot to go outside, but dreaming of France. Watch the full episode (which I can watch over and over again) on YouTube 'The artistic garden' and the whole seri

#helicrysumpetiolare 
#thenextbigthing 
I wanted a plant that was good for #polinators and no water needed. ,#droughttolerant #summerdisplay and good for pots. ...
Well, it's surely has done so.
Flowers going from white to yellow. 
#2020gardenfashion
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#helicrysumpetiolare #thenextbigthing I wanted a plant that was good for #polinators and no water needed. ,#droughttolerant #summerdisplay and good for pots. ... Well, it's surely has done so. Flowers going from white to yellow. #2020gardenfashion

Plants that don't need water and are slug and snail proof.
#achillea comes  in a large variety of colour and are great for #pollinators 
Think #draughttolerant
Achillea with Fennel, 
Achillea with tulips 
Achillea with #alliums 
Achillea with #turkcaplily 
Achillea with #foxgloves
#endlessposibilities
#thenextbigthing
#gardenknowhow 
#blockplanting
#2020gardenfashion 
#2020gardenmusthave
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Plants that don't need water and are slug and snail proof. #achillea comes in a large variety of colour and are great for #pollinators Think #draughttolerant Achillea with Fennel, Achillea with tulips Achillea with #alliums Achillea with #turkca

No words needed other than
#happiness is just a patch of grass.
Geluk is een grasveld
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No words needed other than #happiness is just a patch of grass. Geluk is een grasveld

Do we always think about varities we choosing?  Choosing specific plants might be worthwhile in the long run. 
Look out for the #martagonlily or #turkcaplily and these beauties are so much more of a garden delight than our ordinary Lily, don't you think? 
#thinkaboutit
#truespecies
#gardenideas
#bulbs #turk
#2020gardenmusthave
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Do we always think about varities we choosing? Choosing specific plants might be worthwhile in the long run. Look out for the #martagonlily or #turkcaplily and these beauties are so much more of a garden delight than our ordinary Lily, don't you th

STRAW WRAPPERS
We shouldn't have to constantly pick these up while enjoying the park and garden!! Our park and planet is not a rubbish bin!! Most @piporganiclondon is advertising kids with straws., but we don't need straws anymore!!!
Nor any in plastic wrappers.
Thats double waste!!
#strawfree 
#plasticstrawwaste.
#mayowpark #mayowparkcommunitygarden 
Get rid of straws @brownandgreencafe @piporganiclondon
#strawfree
#kicktheplastichabit
#strawlessocean
#brownandgreencafe 
#mayowpark
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STRAW WRAPPERS We shouldn't have to constantly pick these up while enjoying the park and garden!! Our park and planet is not a rubbish bin!! Most @piporganiclondon is advertising kids with straws., but we don't need straws anymore!!! Nor any in plast

#Repost @foxgloveforestschool • • • • • •
Hello!  It's been a long old while since I said hi! My name is Holly Dabbs and I run @foxgloveforestschool ! I started nearly two years ago running the parent and toddler sessions. We started with one morning @growmayow Community Garden in South East London in #mayowpark run by @irisborgers and now we run three mornings a week, also working from another wonderful site @bellhousedulwich ️ I started these sessions just to see if anyone would want to come to a Family friendly Forest School session that brings all my experience as a Early Years teacher, workshop leader and Education Consultant.....and they did! I'm so happy that I'm still running them and looking forward to a busy summer running Wild Writing with @writesparks and August toddler sessions 🦗 You can also follow my other work with children in Museums and Galleries over @hollydabbs 
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#freelancer #doingitforthekids #foxgloveforestschool #forestschool
#mayowpark  #growmayowcommunitygarden 
#mayowparkcommunitygarden  #teacher #earlyyears #creativelearning #mayowparkrealfriends
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#repost @foxgloveforestschool • • • • • • Hello! It's been a long old while since I said hi! My name is Holly Dabbs and I run @foxgloveforestschool ! I started nearly two years ago running the parent and toddler sessions. We started with one morning

Still time to sow these beauties and you will have flowers till October
#cornflowers and #calendulaofficinalis
#latefloweringannuals
#annuals
#mayowpark
#community
#mayowparkrealfriends
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Still time to sow these beauties and you will have flowers till October #cornflowers and #calendulaofficinalis #latefloweringannuals #annuals #mayowpark #community #mayowparkrealfriends

We get thirsty and so does the wildlife around us.
#birdsneedwatertoo
#birdbath 
#wildlife
#water
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We get thirsty and so does the wildlife around us. #birdsneedwatertoo #birdbath #wildlife #water

#growmayowcommunity , arrived in a green oasis and everything has doubled in size, Its looking lush.
The @foxgloveforestschool  was in full swing , great to be back. 
#communitygarden 
#urbanoasis 
#gardendelights
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#growmayowcommunity , arrived in a green oasis and everything has doubled in size, Its looking lush. The @foxgloveforestschool was in full swing , great to be back. #communitygarden #urbanoasis #gardendelights

#Repost @writesparks
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 SUMMER IS COMING!  Someone tell the weather...
Wild Writing is returning to South East London this summer! Join me and Holly of @foxgloveforestschool on Wednesday 7th August and Wednesday 28th August for outdoor play, creative writing, forest school fun, crafts and team challenges! 
Each day will be suitable for children aged 4-12 years and will run from 9am to 4pm (with a shorter day of 9am- 1pm essential for 4 year olds and optional for older children). For the summer holidays, Wild Writing will be held at the stunning Bell House in Dulwich; we’ll have lots of outdoor grounds to roam and explore! @bellhousedulwich Booking is open now- we sold out in May, so do get in touch ASAP if you would like more information or to book: info@writesparks.co.uk 
#wildwriting #creativewriting #forestschool #londonkids #eyfs #primary #londonfamilies #littlelondoners #creativekids #thingstodo #childhoodunplugged #summerholidays 
#summer #schoolholidays #getoutdoors #playandlearn #writingforpleasure #play #selondon #se21 #se22 #se15 #se23 #se26 #writesparks
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#repost @writesparks • • • • • • SUMMER IS COMING! Someone tell the weather... Wild Writing is returning to South East London this summer! Join me and Holly of @foxgloveforestschool on Wednesday 7th August and Wednesday 28th August for outdoor play

@foxgloveforestschool  @littlefolksing @beanstalkarts @brownandgreencafe 
and the master of light in the @nationalgallery. #joaquinsorolla . What more does one need   I'm of to our @gitehouse for a break. #aurevoir my lovelies
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@foxgloveforestschool @littlefolksing @beanstalkarts @brownandgreencafe and the master of light in the @nationalgallery. #joaquinsorolla . What more does one need I'm of to our @gitehouse for a break. #aurevoir my lovelies

#theadmirer 
The garden this morning
#mayowpark
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#theadmirer The garden this morning #mayowpark

#beingadmired 
#mayowpark
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#beingadmired #mayowpark

Just sown a packet of crimson clover in this front garden bed. Although it says best for Sandy soils, we grow them for our beeloved bees and other pollinators  
#crimsonclover 
#Greenmanure
#bees
#pollinators
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Just sown a packet of crimson clover in this front garden bed. Although it says best for Sandy soils, we grow them for our beeloved bees and other pollinators #crimsonclover #greenmanure #bees #pollinators

#sempervivum 
Succulents, no water needed
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#sempervivum Succulents, no water needed

Happy #artnouveau day
Inspired by nature
I'm sure this will return, or actually it has never left.
Be inspired by nature
Love nature love life
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Happy #artnouveau day Inspired by nature I'm sure this will return, or actually it has never left. Be inspired by nature Love nature love life

To be a gardener, 
If you want a beautiful garden , the most important thing is that you need a strong desire,  that you can deal with the fact that the desire is never fulfilled. But all this is something beautiful, rather than frustrating, and to think that when you grow something from small like an espalier to know it can take 15 years to complete. That is the passion of a gardener. 
Also being slightly unhinged is a good thing such as a being a #gardenaholic helps a lot 
#thegardener
#espalier 
#broadcaster
#passionategardener
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To be a gardener, If you want a beautiful garden , the most important thing is that you need a strong desire, that you can deal with the fact that the desire is never fulfilled. But all this is something beautiful, rather than frustrating, and to t

Embrace the rain
Gardeners love rain
as water from the sky is the best for everything that grows.
So harvest it when you can.
Also best to fill your ponds. Don't turn on your hose use. .
#rainwater
#rain
#fraternity
#pondlife
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Embrace the rain Gardeners love rain as water from the sky is the best for everything that grows. So harvest it when you can. Also best to fill your ponds. Don't turn on your hose use. . #rainwater #rain #fraternity #pondlife

#tayberry and the garden doing great 
#growacommunitygarden
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#tayberry and the garden doing great #growacommunitygarden

Anyone who feels like giving us a hand today .... you welcome.
#volunteergardening today 
#gardenvolunteers 
#communitygarden
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Anyone who feels like giving us a hand today .... you welcome. #volunteergardening today #gardenvolunteers #communitygarden

One packet of 
#phaceliatanacetifolia and you have plants and bees for life.
#selfseeded
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One packet of #phaceliatanacetifolia and you have plants and bees for life. #selfseeded

This caused quite a dialogue  but now transformed in a beautiful bog.
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This caused quite a dialogue but now transformed in a beautiful bog.

#davidaustinroses
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#davidaustinroses

#bronzefennel The best plant that is the perfect combo and the perfect #draughttolerant, perfect herb, perfect winter cover and they self seed. What not to like. 
Just put them everywhere.
One to last
The red one is #astrantia
#bronzefennel 
#fennel
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#bronzefennel The best plant that is the perfect combo and the perfect #draughttolerant , perfect herb, perfect winter cover and they self seed. What not to like. Just put them everywhere. One to last The red one is #astrantia #bronzefennel #fennel

#Repost @paulyouthed
We just had to repost this #amazing clip from @paulyouthed the @beekeeper
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Bumble bumbling @growmayow 
I swear the bee looks right into the camera 
#springwatch
#gardensurvey
#gardenwatch
#bumblebees
#growmayowcommunitygarden
#savethebees 
#london
#southlondon
#urbangreen #paulyouthed
#prize-winning
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#repost @paulyouthed We just had to repost this #amazing clip from @paulyouthed the @beekeeper • • • • • • Bumble bumbling @growmayow I swear the bee looks right into the camera #springwatch #gardensurvey #gardenwatch #bumblebees #growmayowcommunit

Money can't buy  happiness......
only at a garden center... 
#magic
#cirsiumrivulare
#frostedmagic
#beefriendly
#plants
#happiness
#gardenwatch
#missionaccomplished
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Money can't buy happiness...... only at a garden center... #magic #cirsiumrivulare #frostedmagic #beefriendly #plants #happiness #gardenwatch #missionaccomplished

For those visiting our garden and snapping pictures. Are you able to use our # hastag ?  Then use our #growmayowcommunitygarden 
Thank you 
We doing a visitors survey. 
#gardensurvey #supportus 
#yellowscabious #cephalaria
#gardenwatch
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For those visiting our garden and snapping pictures. Are you able to use our # hastag ? Then use our #growmayowcommunitygarden Thank you We doing a visitors survey. #gardensurvey #supportus #yellowscabious #cephalaria #gardenwatch

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