Community Gardens yield more than just fresh fruits and vegetables: they build friendships, provide recreation and promote physical activity while they also foster civic pride and sometimes even unity amongst neighbours. London’s Community Gardens have been growing for over 20 years now. When you consider the numerous benefits of the gardens, it’s not surprising to learn London’s Community Gardens are such a vital part of life in the city.
London’s Community Gardens are scattered throughout the City. View this map of London to assist you in finding a garden that is close to your home or place of business to make the most of your gardening experience.
London’s Community Gardens Strategic Plan
London is home to 14 community gardens located on municipally owned land. Over 500 gardeners are active within the gardens, which are located in neighbourhoods across the city on green space. Community gardens are extremely important and have the ability to improve well-being and create neighbourhood involvement.
Ann Street Garden
Located on City land at the end of Ann Street off Talbot, south of Oxford Street.
Berkshire Community Garden
Located at 510 Berkshire Drive behind the Sifton Clubhouse.
Blackfriars Community Garden
Located on City land at the end of St. Patrick Street off Wharncliffe Road North.
Carling Heights Community Garden
Located at 650 Elizabeth Street on City land beside the Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre.
Glen Cairn Community Garden
Located at the corner of Scenic Drive and Dover Place on City land.
Located at the end of Dillabough Street on land donated by the City.
Located at Meadowlily Woods, 1610 Commissioners Road East on City land.
Meredith Community Garden
Located in the neighbourhood know as SOHO on City land.
Nicholas Wilson Garden
Located at Nicholas Wilson Park on City land.
Pond Mills Garden
Located at 451 Pond Mills Road on private land donated by Century 21.
Located at 693 Proudfoot Lane east of the Costco store on Wonderland Road North.