Spotlight Garden Open Day
Time & Location
About The Event
Mitcham Community Orchard and Gardens has been selected to be Capital Growth's Spotlight Garden for November 🌱🍂
On 27 November, we will be opening up the orchard and gardens to showcase our climate features following from COP26. We'll be inviting the local community and other community gardens from Merton and throughout London for a tour of the garden, highlighting our climate friendly features, followed by a discussion on the role community gardens play in preserving our planet.
We'll also be getting our hands dirty and invite visitors to get involved with some garden activities around our wildlife pond and hedges. An event for all the family, refreshments will be provided. Places are limited so book now to take part.
This will be a Covid-19 compliant event.
Please provide the names of all members of your household who will be attending.
If your guests are not from your household, they must register separately and provide their home address for track and trace purposes.
11am - Arrival of visitors
Have a wander around the Orchard and hear from Sustainable Merton's Ellie Smallshaw who will give a brief overview of the day.
11.30-11.45am - Tour 1
Enjoy a guided tour of the Orchard to see what we are growing, our compost system, pond and wildlife area and hear about our future plans.
11.45am-12.45pm - Discussion and refreshments (provided)
- Learn more about climate-friendly gardens
- Share the story of your growing space
i) What climate-friendly features do you have in your growing space?
ii) What concerns do you have for your space due to climate change?
iii) Share general positives and challenges faced with community gardening
1pm - Tour 2
2.30pm -Tour 3
2.45pm - Ends