Community mission

Weedon't Need No Vegetation

5 runners ran to help the St John's Church Community Garden in Camden.

  • Steve Lee
  • Camden runner
  • Danny
  • Federica Gavazza
  • Kat
Sunday, 2nd of August 2020
Led by Ben

A troupe of GoodGymmers arrived for the next instalment of a series of community missions here at St Johns Community Garden, on an evening without last week’s downpour and thankfully a day after the sapping hot weather had subsided.

Work is moving apace here, with lots of progress each week that is really satisfying to see. Getting to work with forks, spades, mattocks and a twisty weed-liberating device, we focused on clearing an area that still has a bit of a wasteground aesthetic about it, meaning that unfortunately some locals are still chucking their rubbish into it. Soon though, this will be undisputedly beautified, and doubtless we’ll no longer have to clear up local detritus before getting to work.

We piled up rubble, bits of wood and bagged up plenty of weeds and brambles, and in just 90 minutes we had made a real difference to the space. Come along to the next session and help us keep pushing to make this a beautiful community space!

Report written by Steve Lee

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