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.

WHAT'S ON FROM SEPTEMBER 2023?

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!

Subscribe today and receive our latest updates and news on the Sustainable September Celebration and dates for our new workshops, bilingual after-school clubs (Fr/Eng) & holiday camps. 

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What's on?

Muddy Boots after school gardening club at Growing Space St. Helen's on Mondays 4pm to 5pm. Growing Space logo, Nature & Bliss logo.

Muddy Boots Gardening Club

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This term, give kids the chance to get their hands dirty and have fun at our educational outdoor gardening club! In these hands-on sessions, children get to: Learn about ecosystems…

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Garden Fun Club an after school gardening club at Growing Space Christ Church on Wednesdays 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Growing Space logo, Nature & Bliss logo.

Garden Fun After School Club

March 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Watch your child’s confidence and creativity blossom as they get their hands dirty, experiment and play in the garden! Through these hands-on sessions, guided by Montessori principles, children get a chance…

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Les Mains Vertes after school gardening club at Growing Space Christ Church Thursdays 4pm to 5pm. Growing Space logo, Nature & Bliss logo.

Les Mains Vertes Gardening Club

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenting a vibrant outdoor enrichment experience, Les Mains Vertes – or green hands – sessions are bilingual; delivered in both French and English. We provide the best gardening, woodland exploration…

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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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OUR MISSION

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.

Our Garden PROJECTS

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

'GROWING SPACE' PROJECTS

'My Mini GROWING SPACE' PROJECTS

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

 

COMING SOON!

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.

Stay tuned in!

Keep up to date with our projects

We will keep you informed of new projects and how our current projects are progressing.

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