Community gardening

Digging into the past: a vintage poster with local roots

Posted on February 27th, by Andrew Dickinson in History. No Comments

A local man who became a propaganda legend is remembered…

Wandle Park recently partnered with the Kenley Revival Project to host a World War Two poster-making workshop, using vintage posters from the period as inspiration. Well-known classic designs such as ‘Dig For Victory’, ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’ and ‘The Walls Have Ears’ all featured.

Much fun was had by all – and some good new examples … Read More »

Representing Croydon at the Garden Organic Community Volunteer Conference

Posted on October 18th, by Andrew Dickinson in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Andrew Dickinson, founder of Croydon’s urban mushroom farm, has been spreading his knowledge to fellow community gardeners around the country

One of the great things that the Citizen allows us to do is to share stories involving Croydon folk. On Saturday 24th September I found myself boarding a coach with a group of fellow Croydon Master Gardeners and food buddies as we headed off to Ryton, Coventry … Read More »