Thursday, 14 July 2011

Carshalton Lavender Annual Harvest

Annual harvest
Pick-your-own days:
Saturday 30th and
Sunday 31st July, 10am to 4pm both days

at Stanley Road Allotments

Come and join us at this year's community harvest. You'll be able to pick-your-own lavender

and enjoy the sights, smells and tranquility of the field.
the community harvest - visitors come and pick their own lavender
the harvest in July
NEW for 2011 - paint-your-own lavenderThis year, we'll be joined by the Corner Gallery who will be giving
children and adults alike the chance to indulge their creative side.
Paint a piece of our picture, and be in with a chance to take the
painting home with you.

Pick-your-own lavenderEvery year, thousands of people join us to pick their own lavender -
perfect for brightening up your home, or giving as a gift.

Small bunches: £1; Large bunches: £2; Buckets: from £6

Please bring scissors if you have them, a bag for your lavender and protection from the sun.

Extra attractions:
  • Lavender beauty products
  • Aromatherapy and massage
  • BBQ
  • Face-painting
  • Plant sale
  • Lavender crafts
  • Distillation demonstrations
  • Information display
  • Lavender cookies
  • Paint-your-own lavender

Take a step back in timeCome along and see how we produce our famous Carshalton Lavender oil.
We distil our own oil on the site using the traditional methods.
The still will be working during the harvest weekend - and you'll be able
 to see the distillation process in action.

How to get here

By rail: frequent trains from London Victoria, West Croydon and Sutton to
Carshalton Beeches - 10 minute signposted walk
154West Croydon - Morden: alight in Stanley Park Road
127 Purley-Tooting Broadway: alight in Woodcote Road at the junction of
Stanley Park Road
157 Crystal Palace-Morden: alight in Stafford Road outside Sainsbury's
Sat only: S4 Roundshaw-St Helier: alight in Gaynesford Road

Please come by public transport or cycle if you can. Parking is very limited.
Can you help?We're currently looking for volunteers to help man our stall. If you have a couple of hours to spare 30th or 31st July and would like to help out we would love to hear from you - please send us an email to or call 07948 174907.

Or why not come and help us out on the field ahead of the harvest weekend? Take a look at our volunteering page for more information.

helping out at the harvest weekend