Woodland & Edible gardens for schools and communities

Growing Space

Providing space for plants and people to grow in harmony, we transform urban green spaces into woodland & edible teaching gardens for nearby schools and for our community.


We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the North Kensington Library and RBKC to run an exclusive Sustainable Celebration from 4-30 September.

We have an exciting programme with 20 workshops & talks for the whole family. Plus, a special book reading guest in the last week of September. It is not to be missed! Stay tuned!

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What's on?

Muddy Boots

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - October 16 @ 3:45 pm

6 weeks – Outdoor Sensory Experience for tots & toddlers. In the Growing Space gardens, we let children be children. We let them explore and go on their own discoveries…

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Garden Fun Club

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - October 16 @ 5:00 pm

New Autumn Garden Fun Club! (6 weeks) This term, our gardening clubs will be focused on the theme of ‘Sustainability’. Children will enjoy the garden freely and engage with outdoor…

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Les Mains Vertes Gardening Club

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - December 5 @ 5:00 pm

AUTUMN  TERM Gardening Club in French for intermediate or advanced speakers! This fun outdoor gardening club is run by a native French Speaker. Children will learn how to sow seeds,…

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IEMA Sustainability Awards 2020 – Results

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have won the award for the Sustainability…

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Family Ambassadors & IEMA Awards 2020

We have two exciting announcements to tell you about: we have been shortlisted for three…

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Christmas 2019 Newsletter

Our building team worked hard over October half-term transforming our new Growing Space at St…

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Autumn 2019 Growing Space Newsletter

We are excited to announce that RBKC have approved our next Growing Space to be…

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Summer 2019 Growing Space Newsletter

Now that the school term draws to an end, we would like to take this…

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Growing Space is committed to run every activity in a safe and preventive manner  for all garden users.

Hand sanitisers are displayed at every entry of our gardens.

Groups are also kept small and social distancing are still encouraged.

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We are on a mission to give more people in our community access to direct interaction with nature.  Our edible teaching gardens are urban green oases in which adults and children alike are invited to touch, dig, plant, harvest and taste.  Through such interaction, we hope to develop a deeper appreciation and a greater sense of responsibility for our environment.

Based in Kensington and Chelsea, we are uniquely positioned to connect local schools, who have limited outdoor space, to local churches, who have gardens ready to be creatively shared.

Growing Space makes sure the gardens are properly maintained and cared for by employing a site-specific environmental coordinator.


Growing Space is transforming urban green spaces into woodland & edible teaching gardens for nearby schools and the wider community.



We are excited to introduce our new concepts called my Mini Growing Space.



Schools, libraries, churches and community groups with a small underused outdoor space will be able to apply for a grant at the end of the summer.

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