Come and visit us
Come to our Open Garden, 10am – 4pm. Walk in our woodland and enjoy tea and biscuits in the garden. Families welcome.
Open Garden and Volunteer Gardening Days:
Tuesday 12th September
Saturday 16th September
Tuesday 19th September
Tuesday 26th September
Everyone is welcome! Just drop in 10am – 4pm
A two-acre oasis of greenery in Islington, north London.
Over time, a herbaceous garden, an orchard, a series of vegetable terraces, a small meadow and an acre of woodland have all emerged from a railway embankment.
Under an agreement with Islington Council which owns the land, the volunteer-run Charity – Olden Community Garden – maintains the garden area, with the object to promote a community garden for the benefit of people living or working in the London Borough of Islington. Olden Garden gives local people opportunities for education and recreation, with the aim of increasing involvement in the community and reducing isolation.
A self-sustaining garden
We use harvested water, we compost all the green waste and create wildlife habitats from woody debris. There is a fruitful orchard and a flourishing vegetable garden.
A huge thank you to all who came! And a special thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who made cakes and helped on the day, ensuring our Chelsea Fringe music festival was a great success! Music groups played in the woodland and on the lawn. The Mayor of Islington Cllr Gary Heather and the Mayoress Cllr Tricia Clarke enjoyed a tour of Olden Garden and met many of our visiting families and children.
Gardening experience is not necessary.
Or come for Open Garden and walk in the woodland.
Coffee and cake/biscuits will be provided.
Come along to Arvon Road Allotments Plant Sale in Highbury Barn on Monday 8th May, 11am to 1pm – next to the Highbury Barn Tavern.