Thrive Battersea Park will be opening its Herb Garden and the Old English Garden to the public during London’s Open Garden Squares Weekend.

The day will include children’s activities, plant sales and guided tours of the Jo Malone London funded Old English Garden.

Horticultural therapists, volunteers and gardeners will also be there to talk about what their charity Thrive does for the community.

Thrive makes use of gardening to help those with disabilities, although the day is free, donations are welcome.

Battersea Park will be opening its gardens on the June 8 and June 9, 11am to 4pm.

For more information visit or telephone 020 7720 2212.