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Core Landscapes community roof garden and plant nursery

Core Landscapes community roof garden and plant nursery

The Garden

Core Landscapes, part of Core Arts' award-winning mental health charity, uses horticulture to transform barren sites into green community havens to promote wellbeing. We have moved four times across three boroughs in the past nine years, but - now firmly rooted in Hackney - our wildlife-friendly roof garden has fruit trees, window box herbaceous borders, a greenhouse, plant nursery, medicinal plants, and food growing. Our shady ground-level garden has a wildlife pond, water harvesting, and a 'woodland meadow' flowerbed. Core Landscapes won an 'Outstanding' in the London in Bloom Awards and a Green Flag Award '21/'22. Plants for sale, plant advice, and inspiration for gardens everywhere.

Core Landscapes Project Director: Nemone Mercer

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 12:00–17:00
Activities
Core Arts ‘Arts and Crafts’ Fair. Cake sales, tea, coffee and licensed bar. Garden tours, acoustic music sets, and bargain plant hunting. Inspiration for container-growing anywhere.
Entrance
Entrance to roof garden is on Wardle Street (round the corner from the Core Arts garden).
Nearest postcode: E9 6DJ
Buses
236, 242, 276, 308, 394, 425, 488, W15
Station
Homerton Overground
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
No wheelchair access to the roof garden but Core Arts garden is fully accessible (round the corner from the roof garden).
Dogs
Dogs on leads

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