Monday, July 02, 2018

Inner City Gardening

I work in the city of London, not exactly an area with a lot of allotments or large gardens for growing veggies, you see the odd grow bag on a balcony but that's about it.

Last week I had to spend some time on another company site, the walk to which took me through the backstreets of Whitechapel and Shadwell on the way to Wapping.  

On a fairly busy road I passed a row of new town houses which don't appear to have any kind of garden and just a small paved yard at the front. This doesn't seem to have stopped the owners from growing their own veggies though, quite a range of pots and crops packed in there among the wheelie bins.

Proof that you don't need a massive space to produce your own food.

If you ever find yourself in Wapping I highly recommend the Captain Kid, Town of Ramsgate and the Prospect of Whitby down on the Thames path.

Cheers and happy gardening folks!!

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