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Springbank Community Garden


Springbank Road Garden WhatsApp Group! 

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2018: Springbank Road Community Garden

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Garden Session- Springbank Road- 9 Sept.

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This Spring, the garden volunteer team will be meeting more often. If you like gardening, or just want meet local people, you can join the Garden’s WhatsApp Group. They will be arranging impromptu mornings/afternoons of planting and weeding. Just email your name and number to: info@ourhithergreen.com

The Springbank Road Community Garden was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by the RHS in 2017. The team took a trip to see the new Chris Beardshaw Walk in Greenwich Park and were inspired! So this year the garden team have great plans to increase the planting and create a truly beautiful cottage style garden, full …

Springbank Road Garden: Saturday 9 September  Time: 11- 1 (ish!)  Location Springbank Road , Hither Green SE13 6SS Josie is assembling troops to cut back and propagate in the garden ready for next May’s 10th anniversary s plant swap! And also to do battle with the brambles coming through the fence along the road! “There …

Springbank Road Community garden volunteers have come up with a series of ideas which we hope will both improve the all year round appeal of the garden and get more keen gardeners to come along. Please feel free to critique, add your own ideas and email too. 1. New herbaceous border. We will be freeing …

Geums, valerian and roses are making the garden look very bright and colourful at the moment. Thank you to everyone who came to help prepare the garden for the RHS London in Bloom judges who arrive early next month! We had a lovely few hours cutting back, hoiking out weeds and shaping wayward shrubs. There …

The Springbank Road Garden: The London in Bloom Judging takes place next month! Thanks to some major plant donations over the bank holiday, we’re doing well with our preparations- but we’re going to need LOTS of help on Saturday 11 June to primp, prune and plant! Join us and bring secateurs if you fancy shaping …

Dear Resident of Hither Green! I just want to thank you for the support you have given us in the past with the festival and our various projects we do round Hither Green. As you know, there is lots to be done in the area to continue to improve it and we are always looking …

The HGCA have entered the following photo of delicate poppies into the national RHS #GreeningGreyBritain competition. It’s a project to make urban life more attractive  to us and to wildlife. To soften the brick and  concrete of the built environment.  The photo was taken a few weeks ago from behind the bus shelter in the Springbank Road Community Garden. It was tweeted by the RHS and picked up a number of Retweets and favourites. Hither Green Community Association …

The Hither Green Community Association join forty other London groups at City Hall to celebrate Pocket Parks. The Springbank Rd  garden was shown as an example of how to improve urban green spaces with Before and After photos given pride of place in the presentation by the Mayor’s Environment Team and project managers. We made …

Last week some fence panels and trellising were stolen from the rear of the Springbank Road Community Garden. J.Olif the developers and Hexagon Housing ignored warnings about the unsuitability of the fencing. This weekend domestic waste including nappies and bottles were dumped in the garden and the rainwater butt drained. So from today the gates …