Abundance London Awards 2018

Two years ago we decided to create an award for the person or group that had done most to improve or create an unofficial garden around the Chiswick area. The first award went to Cheryl Lanyon for looking after the Flagpole garden at the Town Hall so well. “Guerrilla gardening” includes tree pits, small dilapidated areas, and … Continue reading

Chiswick Timeline mural

Chiswick Timeline mural

The Chiswick Timeline: A History in Art and Maps was finally installed and launched on January 28th 2018. Several years of negotiating, planning and fund-raising finally resulted in a year of hard work designing and completing the mural. On the day, we closed the road and over 2,000 people – including local VIPS and artists, … Continue reading

Fruit free for all

Fruit free for all

Fruit Free for All About 75 people (not all at once, but on a rolling shift of about 30 at all times!) turned up for our chopping and boiling bonanza last Saturday. In conjunction with the fabulous Lucy of Ginger Whisk we made various chutneys (fig & apple, cranberry & apple, classic), membrillos, jellies (apple … Continue reading

Fruit Day 2015!

Fruit Day 2015!

Its our 5th annual celebration of apples, pears, quince and other fruit collected from the streets and gardens of West London. This year is apparently the best harvest for 30 years. We will be dusting off our huge apple press – which lay unloved last year as the harvest failed. If you want to buy … Continue reading