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The Gardens Group

Convenor: Sheena Harold email
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From Saxon times Teddington was agricultural and in the 14th Century provided produce for the monks at Westminster Abbey. In medieval times Bushy Park was farmed. Today we are interested in anything that grows in Teddington, from weeds to willows. We are fortunate to live in one of the greenest boroughs in London.

Each June we organise “Teddington In Flower”, when keen gardeners open their back gardens to our members and the public. For four hours on a Sunday afternoon you can visit gardens you’d never normally be able to see, and all the money raised goes to benefit local charities. Photos of gardens from 2013 onwards can be seen in the Photo Gallery.

We work closely with the Council’s Parks officers not only in regard to public spaces such as Elmfield Gardens and Jubilee Gardens, but also anything to do with trees.

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Why join?

The more members we have, the stronger our voice and the more influence we can exert. We campaign on issues which would adversely affect the town and support initiatives that will be of benefit. Make your opinion known through us. There’s strength in numbers so the more members the merrier.

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General information

Teddington Society Committee

Or write to us at

1 Avenue Road
TW11 0BT