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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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Salopian Garden and the work of Cultivate London

In 2016 Karen led the design and creation of a new community garden for Cultivate London in Isleworth at The Salopian Garden held on a 25-year lease by the National Trust. The garden had become completely overgrown, with a few polytunnels struggling amongst the nettles and brambles. Karen led a team of volunteers and helpers […]

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