Food growers come together for community garden event in Plaistow

Garden event at First Avenue Community Garden

Garden event at First Avenue Community Garden - Credit: submitted

A community garden brought food growers together to share ideas.

Saturday’s event at First Avenue Community Garden featured herbal medicine and compost workshops, along with a tour of the garden with information on how it started up and its benefits to residents.

There was also a chance to swap seeds and a treasure hunt for children at the garden on First Avenue, while tea, cake and ice was served up.

The community garden was set up in 2011 as a place for residents to grow vegetables and flowers and hold social events. Volunteers are still needed for tasks such as creating a pond.

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