Blooming Lambeth 2017

This exhibition showcases community and home gardens selected by Lambeth council, London, and Incredible Edible Lambeth for the Blooming Lambeth 2017 award.

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Agnes Riley Gardens (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Incredible Edible Lambeth is a network of food growers and activists who are working to re-localise the production of food in Lambeth. Agnes Riley Gardens, near Clapham South, was a winner for 'Community Food Growing'.

Heyford Avenue Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

The award winning gardens were captured by photographer Elaine M. Kramer: 'From flowerbeds in streets to community gardens in parks I was amazed at the diversity and the uniqueness of every garden I visited. I was also so impressed with the fantastic dedicated gardeners I met determined to green their lives and neighbourhoods no matter what the challenges' Heyford Avenue Garden, need Vauxhall, was a 'Winner for Innovation'.

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses was a Winner for 'Community in Bloom'. The site includes 'an orchard, a series of demonstration gardens, a walled herb garden and two commercial-sized greenhouses.'

Edwin Monteverde's ('Monty') Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Edwin Monteverde's ('Monty') Garden was a winner for 'Home in Bloom'.

Richbourne Terrace Community Flowerbeds (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Richbourne Terrace Community Flowerbeds was a Winner for 'Community in Bloom'. Incredible Edible Lambeth's website says 'Residents in 30 out of 78 properties regularly support the community garden project, and visitors to our area always remark on Richborne Terrace’s community spirit.'

Tritton Vale Pocket Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Tritton Vale Pocket Garden was a winner for 'Community in Bloom'. The garden was built on a narrow strip of wasteland in West Dulwich in 2016.

Mrs Rockhill's Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Mrs Rockhill's Garden which includes several gnomes was a winner for 'Home in Bloom'.

Angela Morris and her Husband's Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Angela Morris and her Husband's lush front garden was a winner for 'Home in Bloom'.

Oasis Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

The Oasis Garden in Stockwell was a winner in the innovation category for encouraging people to pick things.

Saint Gabriel's College Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Saint Gabriel's College garden moved around the site while building work took place. This mobile garden was a winner for 'Innovation'.

Brockwell Park Surgery Gardens (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Brockwell Park Surgery Gardens was a Winner for 'Community Food Growing'. Its page on Incredabe Eadable Lambeth sates that 'Benefits described by project participants including improved physical fitness, social connections, a sense of meaning and purpose and an increased interest in, knowledge of & skills relating to gardening & the natural world.'

Coade Court Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Coade Court Garden wnear Stockwell was a winner for 'Community Food Growing'.

Bandstand Beds (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Bandstand Beds on Clapham Common was a Winner for 'Food Growing'.

Annie Gallop's Balcony (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Annie Gallop's Balcony was a winner for 'Window Box or Balcony'.

Caldwell Gardens Estate (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Caldwell Gardens Estate near oval was a Winner for 'Food Growing'. Incredible Edible Lambeth describes the garden as 'A former barren concrete courtyard recently turned into a new and thriving community garden filled with over 60 square metres of edible and ornamental planting'.

Myatt's Fields Park Community Greenhouse (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Myatt's Fields Park Community Greenhouse was a Winner for 'Food Growing'.

The Fairy Garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

The Fairy Garden on Telferscot Street was created by children and was a Winner for 'Window Box or Balcony'.

Diane Skidmore's garden (2017) by Elaine KramerGarden Museum

Diane Skidmore's garden was a winner for Window 'Box or Balcony'.

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We would like to Incredible Edible Lambeth and Elaine Kramer for their support with this project.

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