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Henry Le Worm Community Garden

The Henri le Worm children's garden has been overseen by horticulturist Chris Collins. The garden is divided into sections, comprising of a recipe garden, Henri’s edible shed, a livestock area and a schools demo garden. The centre of the garden has an outdoor kitchen area.

Henry Le Worm Community Garden

Within the garden, there is wonderful colour; edible hanging baskets, a fruit border and free standing bushes, as well as raised beds bordered by carved sleepers and colourful gravel and bark as well as a wild life area. Visitors are encouraged to touch and feel and learn more about Henri and his friends’ adventures.

Henry Le Worm Community Garden

June 2015. Created by Olivier Blanc & Charlotte Salt, Henri Le Worm aims to remind children where food comes from and the important role that nature plays in its production. Henri encourages children to engage with food and nature in a fun and playful way.

Henry Le Worm Community Garden

Demo Garden plant list:

Raised beds

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'
Cynara cardunculus
Phaseolus coccineus 'Enorma'
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Ferrari'
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'Bright Lights'
Zea mays 'Minipop'
Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon 'Oregon Sugar Pod'
Calendula officinalis 'Orange King'
Phaseolus coccineus 'White Apollo'
Capsicum annuum
Lactuca sativa 'Little Gem'
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Sungold' F1
Helianthus x laetiflorus
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens 'White Silver 2'
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Black Russian'
Cucurbita moschata 'Yellow Crookneck'

Circle Raised beds

Cucurbita pepo (any summer squash variety)
Eruca sativa
Helianthus x laetiflorus
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Sweet Aperitif'


Sleeper hanging baskets

Thymus vulgaris
Anethum graveolens
Allium schoenoprasum
Ocimum basilicum
Salvia officinalis
Petunia multiflora Duo Double Mix
Pelargonium 'Lilly'
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Sungold' F1
Pelargonium 'Yhu'
Fragaria x ananassa 'Senga Sengana'
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Tumbler'

Chicken Coup plant list:

Soft Fruits raise beds

Ribes nigrum 'Ben Sarek'
Punica granatum var. nana
Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless'
Ribes rubrum 'Versailles Blanche'
Prunus insititia 'Shropshire Damson'
Vaccinium macrocarpon
Fragaria x ananassa 'Alice'
Aronia arbutifolia
Malus domestica 'Epicure'
Aronia arbutifolia 'Erecta'
Malus domestica 'Bardsey'
Prunus insititia 'Mirabelle de Nancy'
Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking'
Viola Sorbet Antique Shades
Rubus idaeus 'Heritage'
Malus domestica 'Golden Pearmain'
Viola 'Beshlie'
Malus domestica 'Dummellor's Seedling'

Henri’s shed

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Chamaemelum nobile
Allium schoenoprasum
Eruca sativa
Lactuca sativa 'Salad Bowl'
Fragaria vesca
Mentha spicata 'Tashkent'
Mentha x piperita f. citrata
Fragaria vesca 'Semperflorens Alba'
Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Tropaeolum majus 'Tip Top Apricot' (Tip Top Series)

Herb Beds  & Containers

Salvia officinalis 'Icterina'
Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor'
Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'
Helichrysum splendidum
Eryngium giganteum
Thymus pulegioides 'Archers Gold'
Eryngium agavifolium
Thymus vulgaris 'Silver Posie'
Origanum vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
Dianthus 'Mrs. Sinkins'
Origanum 'Gold Splash'
Helichrysum 'Silver Mist'
Thymus 'Highland Cream'
Lavandula (any variety)