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St Mary's Secret Garden

St Mary's Secret Garden
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

This community garden provides social and horticultural therapy, training and volunteering opportunities for people experiencing ill health or disadvantage due to age, health or disability. The garden, which again received an Outstanding It's Your Neighbourhood and Silver Gilt Community London in Bloom Awards in 2021, offers gardening and outreach services to day centres and organisations.  Herbaceous borders, a herb and sensory area, vegetable garden, woodland with training apiary, wildlife ponds, small urban meadows and a glasshouse are maintained by volunteers and those benefitting from services offered. Highlights include the ornamental ‘Wish You Well’ area, Silent Space zone and training apiary.

CEO: Paula Yassine

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:00–20:00
Activities
On sale: organically-grown plants, vegetables and herbs. Garden made gifts for the garden including jams, chutneys, honey, seeds and herbal bath treats. Our Vintage Pop-up café with snacks and home-made cakes; wine and beer will be available afternoon/evening.
Picnics allowed.
Entrance
Corner of Pearson Street and Appleby Street
Nearest postcode: E2 8EL
What 3 Words: fault.rides.train
Buses
26, 55, 149, 242, 243, 394
Station
Hoxton
Cycle hire station
Hoxton Station (Map)
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
Fully accessible
Dogs
Dogs on leads

Getting here

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