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  • Derek – Thursday 3rd May

    I come into the garden at 2pm, it’s a little chilly, perhaps 14˚C, in a sky half blue, but by 5pm when I leave sky is almost completely blue and the temperature…

  • Derek – Thursday 26th April

    The temperature has tumbled this week to 14˚C, chilly when the sun goes in, quite pleasant when the sun is out. Last week it was 27˚C, and over the week we have…

  • Derek – Thursday 19th April

    It’s 27˚C in the garden, which contrasts with last Thursday when the temperature was 11˚C, the average for April. Over the afternoon we had 29 visitors, fine weather midweek brings them in,…

  • Derek – Thursday 12th April

    It’s a chilly, overcast day, no more than 12˚ C. It’s no surprise that I see no flying insects; I am sure the cold weather grounds them. The pond has a solitary…

  • Derek – Thursday 5th April

    It’s a warm sunny day on the first Thursday afternoon the garden has been open in 2018. The garden is tidy after the winter clear up and the new shed, donated by…

  • Welcome to the first blog post

    Welcome to the first blog post of Forest Gate Community Garden.   Each week one of our volunteers will contribute to our blog, reporting on progress, events and news related to the…