Core Landscapes Community Plant Nursery and Garden, © Colin Wing

Hackney’s beautiful, peaceful, productive and creative gardens showcase the involvement and enthusiasm of their local communities.

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Gardens open on Saturday 11 June

The Castle Garden N4

Open Saturday: 10:00–17:00

A food, wildlife and education garden has been created in the grounds of a disused Victorian pumping station (now an indoor climbing centre). Café serving vegetarian food using organic produce grown in the garden.

Clissold Community Garden N16

Open Saturday: 10:00–16:00

This hidden gem in the heart of Stoke Newington is a community food growing space and part of Peter Bedford Housing Association's wellbeing programme

Core Landscapes community roof garden and plant nursery E1

Open Saturday: 12:00–17:00

Beautiful movable community roof garden and plant nursery showing what can be done with upcycled materials, imagination, and many pairs of hands plus a contrasting shady street-level wildlife garden.

The Growing Kitchen N1

Open Saturday: 10:00–17:00

Resident-led community garden project growing organic fruit and vegetables in 35 micro-allotments. Garden also features a raised seated herb area, rose wall, communal foraging area and wildlife pond. Nearby an orchard and meadow have been created.

St Mary's Secret Garden E2

Open Saturday: 10:00–20:00

A community garden used for horticultural therapy and training for all - growing together to improve wellbeing

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Gardens open on Sunday 12 June