An illustration of a box made to look like a cross-section of a landscape, with a plant growing inside it

Groundwerk: Plant-growing & Propagating

Learn what plants need to grow and how to nurture your own in this free outdoor workshop.

What do plants need to grow, and how can you nurture your own?

In this practical outdoor workshop, led by gardener Catherine Graham, learn about what is required for plants to survive and thrive. We will look at how existing plants can be used to grow new ones.

This workshop is free to attend and open to all but booking is necessary, as spaces are limited. This workshop will take place outdoors in The Walled Garden in Park Hill Park, Croydon. All activities will take social distancing and Covid-safe practices into account. If you have any access needs that you would like to discuss with us in advance of the session, please get in touch:

Groundwerk is a monthly series of free practical workshops for artists and creatives wishing to gain the skills to support their practice. This workshop is supported by Arts Council England.


Catherine has many years experience working in environmental education, outdoor learning and community gardening in a variety of settings including schools and community gardens. She is currently the Environmental Project Manager for a charity in Camden and manages two community parks,a horticultural hub and community garden.

She has worked previously for Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses and Garden Organic as well as being commissioned to enable and support new community garden projects. She passionately believes in the therapeutic benefits of gardening to support the wellbeing of people and is a trained Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practitioner. She is a founder member of the Friends of Park Hill Park and is currently Co-Chair.


The Friends of Park Hill Park is a volunteer led community group based in central Croydon working to preserve, protect and improve the historic Park Hill Park and Recreation Ground. It aims to support Croydon residents to improve their physical, social and mental health wellbeing through gardening, nature conservation and the arts. Its flagship project is The Walled Garden.

Image credits:

Images courtesy of Friends of Park Hill Park

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