Brockley Common Update

Many of you will have passed by our garden at Brockley Station which is now looking much better with the addition of edging to the beds and like the rest of Brockley Common is coming into bloom nicely for the summer. Much of the credit for this year's splendid appearance must go down to Valerie ...

Brockley Common Gardening

Sunday 23rd February sees the first session at the garden on Brockley Common. Brockley Cross Action Group will be on site from 1-5pm to attend to the main flower beds and alongside this we could do with at least a couple of hours on our own plot. Details below of the BXAG event. All welcome!

Brockley Common Summer Planting Plan

This year's edible garden plan is now complete which hopefully gives a good overview of what is in the ground. As ever we shall let everyone know when plants are ripe and ready to pick. We will be replacing the current plan on the signage board with the one below in due course. 

Brockley Common looking very colourful!

Photos from the last gardening session at Brockley Common where we carried out weeding, planting and watering. We're pleased to report that all plants are looking healthy and there's a good splash of colour to compliment the BXAG's beds adjacent to the site. Hopefully this year we will not suffer so badly from the slugs ...

Coming up…

There are a couple of events coming up to tell you about:Our next gardening session at Brockley Common will take place on Monday 6th May from 10am - Midday.Please bring suitable clothing and gloves (if you have them).Secondly we have been in discussion our neighbours Transition New Cross for a while about putting an joint ...

Brockley Common Update

On Sunday 24th February a couple of volunteers helped carry out a quick tidy up of the edible garden and the planting of sweet peas, rhubarb and herbs including Thyme and Rosemary. The Artichokes seem to have suffered somewhat by the contractors constructing the new cycle shelter as they decided to use and cut some ...

Community Gardening – Sunday 24th February

A date for your diary as we carry out our first community gardening event of the year on SUNDAY 24th FEBRUARY (12 noon - 4pm) in conjunction with the Brockley Cross Action Group (BXAG). The BXAG will be holding a general tidy up session from midday - 4pm. Details from BXAG Chair, Rupert below:  This is our ...

Brockley Common Edible Garden UPDATE

Valerie has emailed with an update on the edible garden at Brockley Common which is looking well with the soft fruit cuttings (Josterberry and Raspberry) planted late last year coming through and budding. The Lavender, Globe Artichoke and Strawberries are all flourishing and there is a large amount of lambs lettuce ready to pick.Next session ...

Community Gardening in Action!

Saturday saw local groups (TTB/BXAG and Brockley Society) alongside members of the public help to tidy up various areas around Brockley Station and Brockley Rd that were in need of some work.Brockley Common saw a big effort on the flower bed next to the new ticket barriers where bindweed had taken over and hidden or ...

Brockley Station Garden Update

Quick update on the Brockley Station garden which has suffered badly from slugs and snails meaning that there hasn't been much food to pick however there is some now! Val informs us that:The strawberry plants have lots of fruit which should be ready in the next ten days. There is one globe artichoke ready to ...