Unusual spaces chosen for event

A garden on top of a supermarket and a plot in a skip are two of 20 Capital Growth spaces chosen by the London Parks & Gardens Trust for this year's Open Garden Squares Weekend.

Val Burton, coordinator for the event on 11-12 June, said: "We aim to create 2,012 new community food-growing spaces in London by the end of 2012."

Mayor of London, Big Lottery and London Food Link run the open garden event, with more than 200 gardens in 22 boroughs.


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