Home education pilot number 2

Stream Walk Garden had a lovely first session with our home education children and their carers earlier this month.  We made rhubarb cordial in home-decorated, up-cycled bottles and had a salad safari which included mixing and tasting our own yummy dressings.  Please join us for the second of our pilot sessions this Friday May 20thContinue reading “Home education pilot number 2”

Funding boost!

Stream Walk Community Garden has been awarded a £5,000 grant to help develop our outreach and development work.The grant money has come to us from the Martello Fund via Kent Community Foundation under its Vulnerable Adults Themed programme. The funds will be used to provide garden activities for vulnerable and socially disadvantaged people over theContinue reading “Funding boost!”

Home schooling sessions at Stream Walk garden

Stream Walk Community Garden is keen to broaden its reach to the home education community so is hosting two pilot sessions for home educated children (and their carers) in the Whitstable area.  Co-led by two teachers, we plan to run informal and relaxed gardening-related sessions based around play, exploration and natural enquiry.  The garden spaceContinue reading “Home schooling sessions at Stream Walk garden”

Willow workshop

We had our first ever willow weaving workshops during the Easter holidays, courtesy of willow guru Nicole. We built obelisks with willow cut from the garden and volunteers’ gardens and learnt how to build these structures that are perfet for supporting sweetpeas and beans. We’re hoping to do more of this kind of activity overContinue reading “Willow workshop”