A little bit about us…


Growing Plants, Growing People, Growing Communities.


Hammersmith Community Gardens Association is a local environmental charity set up in 1984, we manage four community gardens in Hammersmith and Fulham.

HCGA has a range of projects which include conservation training schemes, volunteer gardening sessions, health and wellbeing projects, environmental playschemes and environmental education in local schools.

We also assist local groups in the design, plan and management of their green spaces. We promote environmental sustainability within the borough and manage our sites to maximise biodiversity and encourage wildlife.

Check out what we’ve been up to in the community recently!


So brilliant to see local people engaging with this community garden space #godolphingardens and with our brilliant #volunteers ! Some young guys were enjoying some time in the park and they offered to help our Get Out There team #volunteers to rake up leaves. A few of their friends arrived and the next thing you know our volunteers our helping the young guys fix their bikes. Just a really friendly, positive moment that we wanted to share with you all #mondaymotivation #communityspirit #community #gardening #communitygardening #getoutthereteam #communityvolunteering ...

It may be a bit wet at the moment but it’s perfect mulching weather!
Our compost king - aka volunteer Chris- mulching the beds at the Glasshouses this week.


We have a couple of spaces on our trip to Richmond Park on Tuesday, we're meeting at Ravenscourt Park Tube at 10am. We're going to capture the autumn colours on camera so please bring a camera or camera phone. Booking essential. Please email bookings@hcga.org.uk

Photo: colourful leaves at Phoenix Farm today

The Get Out There! team had a day off from digging and weeding today to explore Kew Gardens! It really is such an amazing place, some of our experienced plants people in the group discovered new plants and ideas and our newest member, who was a first timer to Kew, was surprised, when we stopped for lunch and looked at the map, to discover we had only seen one tiny corner of that vast garden- he can’t wait for the next visit! Huge thanks to @kewgardens #kewgardenscommunityaccess scheme for making it possible

Watch our video celebrating over thirty amazing years of our history in the community!

Our gardens may be teeming with wildlife, but it’s not just the birds who are tweeting!



I am now taking bookings for November & December for new Primary Schools, to deliver my fun and educational #Windrush Presentations and Workshops. If you know of a school get in touch and I can send over more info, along with loads of references from the schools I have worked in.


Join us for a Lovely walk through Brompton Cemetery tomorrow. Meet at 10 am north lodge cafe. 5 mins from West Brompton station. #stories #Halloween #nature @HCGAGardens @RBKC

Delighted to have been nominated as a beneficiary of the Coop's Local Community Fund for the coming year.
Please sign up and nominate us as your charity choice
@lbhf @AskewVillage

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And finally, a big Thank You to all our supporters. Without you none of this incredible work would be possible…

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