Category: The Nursery

  • Tracy Oakley pots

    Tracy Oakley pots

    Here at Babylon we are lucky to have the opportunity to work with local artists and would like to introduce you to the work of Tracy Oakley. Tracy is a London based artist who spent four years at Art College in the early nineties, specialising in illustration. Since being diagnosed with MS she has a…

  • Friends of Ashdown Forest

    Friends of Ashdown Forest

    We are now stocking the brand new 2024 Ashdown Forest Calendar which has been published by the Friends of the Ashdown Forest. The calendar features twelve beautiful photos showing the forest throughout the seasons, which are the work of the local photographer David Brooker. The calendar makes a wonderful present and all sales proceeds go…

  • New season, new cakes

    New season, new cakes

    There’s an autumnal feel in the air which perhaps gives us the perfect excuse to eat more cake, which is perfect timing as we’ve recently started serving a new selection from ‘A Taste of Dreams‘ who are Artisan bakers based in Sussex who make their delicious cakes and bakes by hand. Both founders grew up…

  • Bamboo at Babylon

    Bamboo at Babylon

    Located within our greenhouse you can find our new display of bamboo fencing. We are big fans of bamboo and have teamed up with UK bamboo supplies based in Blackboys, Sussex to provide the perfect material for fencing and screening in your outdoor space. Bamboo is a natural product, so it blends into the garden…

  • Flora of The Ashdown Forest

    Flora of The Ashdown Forest

    We are fascinated by the forest that surrounds us. We are starting a journey to understand more about the native trees, plants & flora of the forest. This article piqued our interest when we found it online and we encourage anyone from the local area to take the time to read about the plants that…

  • Our Hydroponics system at Babylon

    Our Hydroponics system at Babylon

    Here at Babylon we are always looking for ways to innovate. One of our owners has a special interest in growing plants hydroponically and our huge greenhouse gives us the perfect location to do this. We’ve built a small hydroponics system that will grow salads and micro herbs for use in the wonderful food that…

  • Tables 19 & 20

    Tables 19 & 20

    Over the last week we have been revamping the front of our greenhouse – adding in our mini hydroponics system and bringing many of our stock plants out for the public to enjoy. We couldn’t help thinking what a great place in would be for a cup of tea & cake – and thus today…

  • The Deck is launched

    The Deck is launched

    A tiring week behind us as we have given “The Kitchen” a thorough make-over. Last on our list was the launch of our new outdoor area – The Deck – which adds five new picnic tables with sun shades to our seating options

  • Pending B Corporation Status

    Pending B Corporation Status

    Babylon Eco Centre Ltd is proud to announce its pending B Corporation (B Corp) status. As a socially responsible business, we are committed to using our platform to create positive social and environmental impact. The B Corp certification is a rigorous assessment of our commitment to these values, and we are honoured to be on…