Grow Together Grow Wild

The Clitterhouse Farm Project

A series of mini nature festivals focusing on developing a neglected area which will bring nature and people together. We will create wildlife habitats, plant wildflower meadows and grow fungi.

Visitor Information

Clitterhouse Farm Outbuildings
Clitterhouse Playing Fields
London
NW2 1AP

The Clitterhouse Farm Project is located in the Clitterhouse Playing Fields. The entrance to the park has a kissing gate which is located at the junction between Claremont Road and Clitterhouse Road South near to Claremont Primary School. As you walk in this entrance the Clitterhouse Farm Outbuildings are on the right. There is free on-street parking. We are 10minutes walk from Cricklewood Station. https://goo.gl/maps/KkhEMUiJ6rQ2

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

We hold community volunteering sessions on Fridays from 9am to 11am and on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm. More volunteering opportunities will take place in the evenings during the week in the Summer months. For festivals and volunteer opportunities please visit our website on www.clitterhouse.com.

Get in touch

Contact information

For more information please contact [email protected]

Photos of the site

Our site at the beginning.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Barnet Council cleared the site.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Designing the garden space.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Aderayo finds an old sign!

Saturday, March 9, 2019

We have an outline plan

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Creating a Willow Dome

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Student making a path

Friday, March 22, 2019

Wildflower plugs arrive

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Student watering new picnic area

Friday, March 29, 2019

Good gym preparing ground

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Community volunteers helping out

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Community effort

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Amazing what you find!

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Site ready for planting

Monday, April 22, 2019

Evening session good gym

Monday, April 22, 2019

Primary school prepare for event

Friday, April 26, 2019

Sanding for climate pledges

Friday, April 26, 2019

First planting session with kids

Friday, April 26, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Wildflowers for Nature Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Poster for event

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Straw bale arranging

Monday, April 29, 2019

Family planting

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Straw Bale Vegetable Planting

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Grow from Nature Poster

Friday, May 31, 2019

Pathway through planting

Friday, May 31, 2019

Straw Bale Planting

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Walk through

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Wildflowers

Friday, June 7, 2019

Walk through

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Grow From Nature Event

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Community day - replace willow

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Volunteer session - luffa prep

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Arts and Nature Event

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Arts and Nature workshop

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Community session

Friday, August 2, 2019

Family fun

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Good Gym weeding

Monday, August 5, 2019

Apple Juicing starts

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Deconstructing Pallets

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Yoga in new area

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Apple press

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Clothes swap

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature -cover from rain

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Music

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Seed Bank

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Seed Bank

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature Natural soaps

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Celebrate Nature - Natural cosmet

Saturday, September 28, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Celebrate Nature event - Using the vegetables from our community garden to make food and natural products. 28/09/2019 - 12:00 300 Mixed ages
Grow from Nature Event. Bringing the community together with workshops on growing fungi, making sourdough, growing indoors and lots more. 15/06/2019 - 12:00 300 Mixed ages
Planting up the straw bales with Strawberries, beans, tomatoes has started. 17/05/2019 - 11:00 20 Mixed ages
Secondary School Students help to water the straw bales with a nitrogen feed to help to start the process of decomposition. 03/05/2019 - 11:00 15 Mixed ages
Straw bales were laid out ready for the straw bale vegetable growing experiment. 29/04/2019 - 18:00 5 Mixed ages
Wildflowers for Nature Event - planted up the new area with wildflowers. 27/04/2019 - 12:00 100 Mixed ages
Primary school pupils planted up some of the new wildlife area and made preparations for the Wildflowers for Nature Event. 26/04/2019 - 11:00 40 Mixed ages
Removing the last of the matt of roots of bindweed and brambles in time for planting up the area with wildflowers. 22/04/2019 - 10:00 26 Mixed ages
Turned over grass sods, digging up bramble roots and moving soil to prepare new area. 30/03/2019 - 10:00 25 Mixed ages
School groups and community volunteers moved soil into the beds. 29/03/2019 - 11:00 16 Mixed ages
Moved the woodchip with local students and community members to make the paths for our new wildlife area. 22/03/2019 - 11:00 16 Mixed ages
We started making a willow dome and a willow arch. 16/03/2019 - 10:00 30 Mixed ages
The community came together to design and map out the new child-friendly wildlife area. 09/03/2019 - 10:00 8 Mixed ages
Barnet council scraped away most of the debris and the surface of the soil. 03/03/2019 - 09:45 3 Mixed ages
Barnet Council cleared the rest of the site of rubble and debris. 06/03/2019 - 10:00 5 Mostly adults 25+
The community came together to design the new area considering something that was wildlife and child-friendly. 09/03/2019 - 11:00 6 Mixed ages
We started to clear the scrubland. 02/03/2019 - 12:00 7 Mostly adults 25+