let's get Croydon growing!

Now more than ever, people realise how important it is to be connected to each other and to nature. To mark our 425th anniversary, we’re on a mission to get Croydon growing – for a healthier, happier Croydon, for all.

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gardening tips

Whether you’re a seasoned sower or greenhorn green-thumb, there’s always more to learn – check out these gardening tips & tricks from people in your community.

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how's it growing?

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community gardening projects

The best thing about gardening? You can do as much or as little as you like! If you want to get really stuck in for a greener Croydon, contact your local gardening group.

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