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Chiswick House Kitchen Garden

The seventeenth century walled garden at Chiswick House was under threat from around 2007. A lovely 2-acre brick-walled enclosure, originally built by Samuel Fox in the 1680s, was to be turned into a car park and retail outlet. After some colossal battles between the local residents, led by Karen, on one hand and Hounslow council […]

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Dealing with fruit gluts

Every year for the last decade Karen has helped people deal with fruit gluts through her charitable organisation Abundance London. We’ve picked over a tonne of apples that would have gone to waste – and taught a load of kids about fruit and fun. The BBC came to film us – watch it here.   

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