Established in 1987 after locals reclaimed a large, derelict corner of land near busy Walworth Road, Walworth Garden has grown with the community to become an award-winning peat-free and 'beyond-organic' garden and garden centre, as well as an established horticultural charity and social enterprise. With its own Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited school of horticulture, three glasshouses, a wildlife area, vegetable garden, trained fruit trees and apiary, Walworth Garden gained its eighth consecutive Community Green Flag Award in 2019, alongside an ‘Outstanding’ certificate in the RHS/Britain in Bloom ‘It's Your Neighbourhood’ scheme. It's garden landscaping company also employs and trains local people to design and construct the gardens of local residents.
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Capital Growth garden: 438
- With an ever-growing array of interesting and unusual plants, the garden also propagates and sells varieties certain to surprise both gardeners and non-gardeners alike, as well as terracotta pots, peat-free organic compost and other growing media. Raw urban honey is also for sale, as well as chutney and jams made with home grown organic garden produce.
206 Manor Place
Nearest postcode: SE17 3BN
- Map of nearby bus stops
- Kennington, Elephant & Castle
- Cycle hire station
- Doddington Grove (Map)
- Disabled toilet on site
- Wheelchair access. Accessible toilet. Paved and bark paths.
- Dogs on leads
- We are open seven days a week and are free for all to access.