Wednesday, 9 July 2014

SNAPSHOT: First site visit – It's a jungle out there

First site visit to the Forest Gate Community Garden and it's a jungle out there. Loads of buddleia, blue hoardings and fly-tipping, not to mention a TV and beer bottles a plenty but somehow already has an overgrown charm...

The site is so beautifully wild and overgrown that the butterflies, foxes and creepy-crawlies must already be loving it. We also spotted blackberries, an oak sapling, elderberry and various wildflowers. There's lots of work to do, but it will be worth it. The concrete you can see is the remains of the old doctor's villa that once stood there. As such the plot is pretty much where the house stood plus front and back gardens. It's pretty big, certainly large enough to accommodate everyone's needs and visions for the garden. Thanks to London Borough of Newham (LBN) for the preview – can't wait to dig in.

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