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 MAY 2024?

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the North Kensington Library and RBKC to run an exclusive challenge this summer : The Change Challenge!

This is be followed by a whole month of Celebration from 1-30 September: Let's Be Sustainability Ready! 

We have an exciting programme awaitign for you.  Stay tuned in and if you have not subscribed yet, join our newsletter today to receive our latest updates and news about our clubs, workshops, events and the gardens! 

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What's on?

IG family gardening day at Thomas's Academy on Sunday May 26th 11:30am to 12:30pm. Growing Space logo.

Family Gardening Day – at Thomas’s Academy

May 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us in the Growing Space at Thomas’s Academy for another day of family-fun gardening! This is perfect opportunity for families to learn about gardening together, lend a helping hand,…

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Mini Bug Hotel Workshop Ages 3 to 6, at Thomas's Academy on Monday 27th May at 9:30am to 11:30pm. Growing Space logo.

Mini Bug Hotel

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Have you ever seen a ladybug take a nap? Or a caterpillar snuggle up for bed? They need a special place to rest, just like us! In this super fun…

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Mini Garden Design Workshop Ages 7 to 11, at Thomas's Academy on Monday 27th May at 11am to 1pm. Growing Space logo.

Mini Garden Design

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this fun and creative workshop, children will learn how to design their own miniature gardens, inspired by the natural world. They’ll explore plants and design concepts and will be…

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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.

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

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