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Never Mind the Bollards

EBS West Norwood Opening Invite 2014Join TV Gardening celebrity, Chris Collins, between 11am and 2pm on Saturday 7th June as Edible Bus Stop plant a variety of native edibles and wild flowers in the new Hoopla Garden outside William Brown Court SE27 9DD on Norwood Road , close to Tulse Hill rail station.

This is the second garden on the 322 bus route to be awarded funding from the Mayor of London’s pocket park scheme.   See the video on :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C51FZ3zW6w

Join regular gardening sessions every first Sunday of the month 1pm to 4pm  – email  west_norwood@ediblebusstop.org

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Hoopla Garden

A garden under construction

A garden under construction

West Norwood is getting a garden  as part of the edible bus stop project on the route from Clapham Common to Crystal Palace  – see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C51FZ3zW6w

The Hoopla garden is being constructed in the pavement of Norwood Road, between Lancaster Avenue and Elmcourt Road . The design, drawn up in three community consultation events,  uses the existing bollards, with concrete rings over them, like a game of hoopla and  permeable paving strips  laid diagonally.

Volunteers will be needed to help plant the garden at the end of May with a grand opening in early June. And throughout 2014, regular gardening afternoons 1pm-4pm will be held on the first Sunday of every month – on West Norwood Feast days.

To get in touch email: west_norwood@theediblebusstop.org

Edible Bus Stop is a volunteer led project working with local communities taking on neglected or forgotten sites to transform them into valuable neighbourhood growing spaces.

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