Group run

Why was the Wild Garlic Cold? Because we Took Off its' Cloves.... !!

4 GoodGymers made their way 7.0km to help the Hillside Gardens in Lambeth.

  • Yianny
  • Michael Welsh
  • Tilly Baker Hine
  • Becky Head
Tuesday, 28th of May 2024
Led by Yianny
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.... It may have also been because the good old British summer was upon us and we had light drizzling and grey skies last night but as I always say Lambeth GoodGymers will not be deterred!

We were delighted to have a new GGer with us last night so a warm welcome to Becky it was lovely to have you join us and on a longer run as well - welcome to the community!

Tilly and Michael also joined AA Yianny at Papa's and we set off on the long incline up Brixton Hill for our first leg of 3.6kms over to Hillside Gardens where we were due to help Tom with a few tasks. GG had been a way for a little while as Tom was focused on getting the Friends of the Park up to speed but now is happy to have us back to get through plenty of work across the summer.

Paul met us directly at the park and our tasks were to chop back the unruly brambles and pull up the wild garlic along the railing, scrape the edge of the pavement, collect litter and shift some coffee grounds from a local cafe onto the compost in the planters so we divided up, grabbed tools and made a start.

Conversation turned to whether you can eat wild garlic (let us know in the comments if you can?!) and it turns out that one person had tried but said it tasted horrendous so maybe we ill just stick to mulching it rather than cooking it.

Due to the length of the run the task was a short 30 mins but we are hoping to set up a few more Saturday Missions so if you are in the area keep your eye out for those and come down to help out.

We left just after the hour and zig-zagged through the local estates to get back to base - turns out it's 3.4km back so shorter by a hair - and were greeted with another fine sprinkling of rain to help us along.

Big thanks to all and we'll see you next time :0)

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Area Activator for Lambeth, LiRF Run Leader, predominantly held together by string and tape!

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Tilly Baker Hine

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