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The Garden Journal

According to the gardening eco guru Stephen we have 92 flowering plants and shrubs in the garden at last count! A big Welcome to this little lot who are the first to break forth. Beautiful. Can’t wait for spring.
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#crocus #snowdrops #daffodils #latewinter #quinceblossom #Viburnum #Hebe #Rosemary #mahoniajaponica #Ornamentalquince #lonicerapurpursii #sarcococcaconfusa #earlyflowers #winterflowers #gardens #communitygardensofinstagram #hoxtontrustgarden #londongardens
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Its been a bit cold recently but our super hardy gardening crew have been braving the elements fuelled by a cup of hot chocolate and some hob nobs. We’ve had lots of Interesting chats too…. Some of which will feature in our ‘zine later in the year. If you want to get involved call by on a Tues, weds or Thurs between 12 and 4pm. We are sowing, growing and eh…glowing. 😂
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#noallotment #greenfingers #gardeningclub #londongardens #sowing andgrowing #growvegetablesnotlawns #growyourownfood #growwhatyoueat #eatwhatyougrow #organicvegetablegarden #raisedbeds
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We are starting to make some pieces of work for our future garden zine with members of the food gardening club. Gardening and art (with a dash of hot chocolate) what a winning combination to improve health and well-being 😊
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#screenprinting #artintheoffice #ourfoodgardeningclub #artforbettermentalhealth #gardeningformentalhealth #hoxtontrustgardenzine #zines #gardeningandart #artinthegarden #hoxtontrustgarden #screenprint #stencils
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We’re anticipating another hot summer and what better way to spend a lunch time lounging in the garden eating strawberries (and cream of course) that you grew yourself. We have 5 varieties and they are currently tucked away in our greenhouse waiting to be planted out.
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#strawberriesandcream #strawberryplant #greenhousegardening #growyourownfood #healthandwellbeing #growingfruit #gardeningforwellbeing #improvementalhealth #hoxtontrustgarden
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A cold but beautiful day. We decided to plant some Ginger… well some of us did. There was a quite a lot of discussion about it 😊.
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#gardenchat #gardenyard #plantginger #growyourownfood #ourfoodgarden #growingfood #growingveg #improvementalhealth #healthandwellbeing #hoxtontrustcommunitygarden #hoxtongarden
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I don’t think Winter is over yet but it’s always a delight to see the first of the daffodils emerging in the garden.
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#daffodils #narcissus #bulbs #hope #rebirth #newyear #garden #lookingforward #winter #communitygarden #hoxton
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It is increasingly acknowledged that gardens and green spaces are associated with better physical, social and mental health…so make Gardening a part of your everyday life 😊

We are here Tues, Weds and Thurs 12-4pm, for anyone who wants to pop in and join in a gardening activity. You could plant veg seeds in our raised beds, help in the yard with potting plants and herbs. We can help you green your balcony or just join us for a social. Everyone welcome!
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#gardeningformentalhealth #ourfoodgarden #gardeningisfun #gardeningforwellbeing #plantseeds #pottingsheds #gardensocial #gardenclub #gardeningcommunity #gardeninglove #plantlover
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Wishing all our clients, visitors and community a wonderful and prosperous New Year. It’s going to be a tough one for many people so be kind and look out for one another.

If you have enjoyed any of the garden activities or received help with a problem at the Hoxton Trust advisory service and feel in a position to make a donation please go to our donation page
http://www.hoxtontrust.org/donate

All donations go towards maintaining our community garden, providing summer activities, offering legal advice to people who need it and paying expenses of our fantastic volunteers. Thank you.
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#hoxtontrustgarden #hoxtontrustcommunitygarden #legaladvice #freelegaladvice #summeractivitiesforkids #summeractivitiesoutdoors #communitygardens #helponeanother #bekind #charities #eastlondonallotment #eastlondonlife #communityservices #hoxtonstreet #hoxtontrust
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Last weekend in the garden was a wonderful end to the year with crafts, including wreath, christingle making, and repurposing of old clothing, we also had carols, and hot mulled wine to keep the cold

Just to let you all know we will be closing our doors at the Hoxton Trust tomorrow 22nd Dec from lunch time and will be re-opening on 3rd January in the New Year.

We wish all our collaborators, visitors, the local community and everyone on hoxton street seasons greetings and the best this Christmas.

Hoxton Trust
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#wintersolstice #winterwonderland #seasonsgreetings #hoxtonstreetunion #hoxtonstreet #hoxtonmarket #wintercrafts #christmascraftsforkids #kamadams #kamadams1 #gracechurchhackney #hoxtonchurch #thebophub #gardensatchristmas #hoxtoncommunitygarden #hoxtongarden #hoxtontrust
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Join the Hoxton Community tomorrow Saturday 17th December for some seasonal fun and support the Street traders.

We have Music and Carols in the Garden, come and learn ways to repurpose old garments, make a christingle candle, something for your tree or make a wreath. Have a cup of mulled wine to warm
your cockles. Free Tea, Coffee, Hot Choc and biscuits. There will be a face-painter and games on the street and children’s rides. Courtesy of St Anne’s, Hoxton, Grace church Hackney, Hoxton St Union, Hoxton St Market and the Hoxton Trust.
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#seasonalfestivities #hackney #hoxtonstreet #repurposeclothing #recycleyourstyle #carols #steeldrums #hoxtonstreetunion #hoxtonchurch #hoxtonstreet #hoxtonstmarket #wintercelebration #wintergarden #hoxtonactivities #winterinhoxton #hoxtoncommunity #hoxtoncommunitygarden #hoxtongardenevents
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A real wintergarden today. 🥰Just a reminder of activities, crafts useful repurposing ideas and Christmas Carols this weekend. From @hoxton.church @gracechurchhackney @hoxtonstreetunion @the_bop_hub
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#hoxtonactivities #whatsonhackney #christmascelebrations #seasonsgoodwill #winterwonderland #wintersnow #christmascarolshackney
#repurposedclothing #recycle #wreathmaking #crafts #mulledwine #winterlandscape #gardensinwinter #winterinlondon #winterinhackney
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Hoxton Street Union bringing people together every Tuesday and Thursday in the Hoxton Community Garden. All welcome. 2-4pm. Free Tea, Coffee, Biscuits and good company.
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#hoxtonstreetunion #hoxton #combatisolation #combatlonliness #goodcompany #hoxtonstreet #hoxtontrustcommunitygarden
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Come and join us for
Hoxton Wintergarden Christmas celebration. It will be cold but we can offer a lot of warmth,

Christmas Carols from Hoxton & Grace Church Hackney, kids activities including Christingle making, Eco bauble and wreath making.

A special workshop by The bop hub who are encouraging members of the Hoxton community to find a new purpose for their clothing and homeware and find love for items that had been once used by others. You will be taught textiles skills and remake your items into something new….You will be exposed to print and embroidery techniques and leave with great skills for you to carry on exploring at home.

Hot drinks, mince pies courtesy of the hoxton street union and mulled wine by the hoxton trust.

Lots of goodies too on the market stalls for last minute shopping. As well as some special entertainment for the kids.

Be great to see you!

Seasons greetings from all of us.
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#hoxtonstreetunion #hoxtonchurch #gracechurchhackney #thebophub #hoxtontrust #seasonsgreetings #hoxtonstreet #hoxtonactivities #hackneylife #whatsonhackney #lovehackney #facepainting #ecofriendlydecorations #christingle #christmascarols
#communitychristmascarols #repurpose #recycle #embroidery
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One of our die-hard gardeners not letting the cold weather deter their ambitions. Watering in some shallots and the last of the garlic.
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#shallotsets #wateringcan #gardeners #raisedbedgardening #communitygardening #garlicplantingtime #colddaysinthegarden #ourfoodgarden #hoxtoncommunitygarden #gardeningformentalhealth #gardeningforwellbeing #hoxtontrust #keepgrowingkeepgoing
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Best picnic and Al fresco dining spot on Hoxton Street since 1984. Everything tastes better outdoors.
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#picnicspots #hoxtonstreet #outdoors #chickenandchips #girlsinthehood #communitygardens #hoxton #eastlondonlife #parkbench #hoxtoncommunity #gardensinwinter #girlsonabench
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