Ecological wildlife-friendly garden

Welcome to the Josiah Braithwaite Community Garden. The garden provides a diverse range of edible plants with plenty of benefits for wildlife. The garden has a permaculture design and was installed by Permablitz London ( and filmed by BBC Gardeners’ World We hold regular Gardening Clubs on Saturdays where you can learn about gardening: growing seeds, potting on, planting, taking cuttings etc. We love to have children come along as well.
Find us at 50 Ellerslie Road, London W12 7BW
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Gardening Clubs in January

Come and join us for these sessions in the garden and learn about how to grow and maintain a permaculture, wildlife-friendly, ecological and edible garden. We grow vegetables, herbs, plants for herbal teas, salads, unusual edible perennials, fruit, berries and edible flowers as well as a profusion of flowers for bees and butterflies. Each week you will learn something different that will be appropriate to the time of year. Please let us know if you are coming by emailing

Saturday 11th January • 10.30am-1.30pm

  • We had a great day making pizza, exploring the garden and drawing:

Saturday 25th January • 10.30am-1.30pm Cancelled

  • We are sorry but the Gardening Club on Saturday 25th January has been cancelled due to illness

Workshops in January

Planning your planting program for 2020

Thursday 16th January 6.30pm-8pm

This workshop will be about planning a seed-planting program for 2020. You’ll have a template program to fill in with the edible and wildlife-friendly seeds you’d like to plant. We will explain how to go about planning your program and have advice about what to plant when.

Creating a small pond in your garden

Saturday 18th January 2pm-3.30pm

Ponds are crucial to provide a diversity of habitats for wildlife in London. We are going to be setting up a small barrel pond in the Josiah Braithwaite Community Garden to demonstrate how easy and straightforward it is to add one to your garden or allotment.

Cancelled: Winter mulching and feeding perennials, shrubs and trees in the forest garden

Saturday 25th January 2pm-3.30pm

We are sorry but this workshop has been cancelled due to illness.

The workshops are free to attend.

If you’d like to attend a workshop please email specifying which workshop(s) you would like to book a place on (spaces are limited).

50 Ellerslie Road, London W12 7BW • Email: