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Beaconsfield Gardens

Busy planting session in a dilapidated green space. Now reborn by community initiative as Beaconsfield Gardens, off Acton Lane. Thanks to a very generous donation from a local resident we…

The Future of Chiswick Markets

The Chiswick Flower Market team are starting a conversation about the Future of Chiswick Markets and our High Road. We are inviting local residents to join the conversation with a…

Raised beds and compost heaps

The lovely team from Bowmer + Kirkland arrived at West London Welcome today to build a series of raised beds and compost heaps to make their garden usable and lovely…

Butterfly wall lucky dip

In late September 2021 nearly 3000 flowers and butterflies, painted by Chiswickians, were installed on the wall of the Police Station, as the police were sadly moving out. In the…

Harvard Hill park

Checked out the two redwoods I planted in Harvard Hill park a few years ago, when they were below waist high. This little park sits below the A4, just east…

New Abundance garden

Dropped off a trailer-load of globe thistles (Echinops ritro), yellow-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium striatum) and giant yellow scabious (Cephalaria gigantea) to start off the new gardens at the entrance to Oliver…

We’re on Gardeners World this Friday!

Update Watch BBCTV Gardeners’ World, Abundance London and ‘defiant acts of beauty’ Watch on iPlayer (around 38 mins in) A few weeks ago we were visited by gardening royalty when…

Chiswick puts its Stamp on the Jubilee

30 May – 11 June Chiswick’s schools have come together to create a royal High Road of outsize postage stamps showing the Queen’s iconic profile in celebration of the Platinum…

Art competition and exhibition

An invitation to all Chiswick Schools. Platinum Jubilee art competition and exhibition Summer of culture 2022 We are inviting all Chiswick Primary and Secondary Schools to participate in a community…

Cherrygate Concluded

We are delighted to report that the ridiculous ‘Battle of Cherrygate‘ has now been concluded. After Councillor Joanna Biddolph intervened to prevent planting of additional trees to fill in the…

Planet Earth

Planet Earth on the Fourth Plinth for W4 A new w4th plinth artwork went up on Saturday, without fanfare as we didn’t think the artist would attend… The Earth by…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year, and may it be a healthy happy one. Despite various lockdowns Abundance had a busy year. Abundance Year 2021 in review In March we planted up a…
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