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Flower and Vegetable Show

Flower and Vegetable Show 2015

The BOST annual Flower and Vegetable Show 2015 will be on Friday 18 September from 3-6pm in Red Cross Garden. Everyone is welcome to this free event, which to celebrate 10 years since Red Cross Garden was regenerated, will be packed full of entertainment, live music, crafts, fancy dress as well as the chance to share your memories about the garden, area and open spaces. You can also enter your SE1 grown vegetables and flower displays into the show! The categories are below and entries will be accepted up to 4pm on 18th September.

1. A seasonal SE1 grown floral display
2. Best SE1 grown vegetable & fruit display
3. Best vegetable or fruit animal sculpture
4. Best SE1 grown exotic display
5. Best local home produce – i.e. quiche/cake
6. Best SE1 grown and made jam or chutney
7. Biggest SE1 vegetable of its kind
8. Miniature garden no bigger than a wheelbarrow
9. Biggest SE1 sunflower


Crossbones Fundraising Appeal

We have now reached a millstone figure of approximately £13,000 for our initial fundraising through generous donations and a crowd funding campaign. We still need to raise £200,000 to finish the garden, provide year round access to the public and to animate the site with free events, workshops and performances.

All donations will be gladly received no matter how big or small.

To give please click on the Just Giving button at the top left of the page .






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  • I've met so many people here today, it's been amazing! I'm so happy that I came. My son really loved planting the vegetables, I'm really up for gardening