Open weekend comes to Shadwell’s Cable St Community Garden
PUBLISHED: 16:11 10 June 2013 | UPDATED: 16:11 10 June 2013
Kids had a great day of it when the famous Cable Street Community Garden in London’s East End opened its gates to the public for a free look-round.
Organisers held a mini country market in Shadwell on Sunday as part of the national Open Gardens weekend.
Sisters Brenda and Georgina Skelding were enjoying the open air with their brother Louis, while mums and dads were given guided tours around the 50 plots tended by community members and their families.
Annie Johns was busy running a country market stall with locally-made food, to show what organic produce can be grown—even next to the DLR and Fenchurch Street railway arches in the heart of Shadwell.
The garden includes wildlife areas, small ponds, traditional country hedgerow and a greenhouse.
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