The Sunflower Centre has created of a kitchen garden to offer educational, wellbeing and mindfulness activities as well as an opportunity for local individuals to join in communal gardening. We would like to open this project out to local people and to offer the opportunity to learn, share and socialise in the community.
Our star garden designer is Elwood Amey, a local gardener and a trained homeopath who has run Forest Schools for children in his time too. Elwood managed and worked alongside several volunteers to transform the side plot next to the Sunflower kitchen/staffroom. We now have a spacious outside classroom with raised beds in a series of terraces that make best use of the sloped ground.
FREE Gardening workshop:
Would you like to learn more about gardening, do you have your own allotment? Or would like one? No garden, no problem! Feeling lonely since since retirement, or currently unemployed or looking to gain experience for your CV? Need job skills ? Or just a keen gardener looking to expand your knowledge. Come along to the Sunflower Centre's new outdoor edible classroom for FREE workshops. Over the year we will learn, discover and grow the community garden together. Have your say about what you'd like to see here. All voices and opinions happily received.
It's a great way to get outdoors, meet other people, learn new skills and be a part of the amazing Brockley community.
Workshops have included: growing from seed, planting out, potting on and propagation.
If you are interested in booking a place on future workshops, please contact Cat by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ideas for the garden project so far:
Gardening Classes for Children
Mindful Gardening sessions
Courses in Medicinal Herbs - both how to grow and prepare remedies for self-care
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