Heritage Gardens

London Heritage Farm Historical Site, Richmond BCThe City of Richmond maintains the grounds around the Farmhouse with the exception of the Heritage and Allotment Gardens.  The Heritage Gardens are planned, planted and tended by London Heritage Farm Society volunteers who can be found in the gardens most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from early spring until the onset of winter.

The Heritage Gardens feature bushes, berries, herbs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, trees and vines, most of which could be found in gardens at the turn of the 20th century.  The Heritage Gardens are in the style of an English country garden where something is in bloom from early Spring until the Fall frosts.  Careful plantings are used and natural predators are encouraged in the organic prevention and control of disease and pests.

Flat, crushed limestone paths and garden benches provide easy access and resting places from which visitors can enjoy the beauty and fragrances of the Heritage Gardens.  The garden paths are wheelchair and walker accessible.

Heritage Gardens

On-looking to the Spragg Barn

Heritage Gardens

Heritage Gardens in Summer

Heritage Gardens

Blooming Flowers in Heritage Gardens

Fruit Trees

Crab apple, several varieties of apple and pear trees frame the perimeter of London Heritage Farm.  Fruit from the trees is donated to the Richmond Fruit Tree Project, who either sell or can the fruit with the proceeds or product going to the Richmond Food Bank.

Several of the pear trees were planted on the property at the turn of the 20th century and are still producing fruit.  London Heritage Farm volunteers recently undertook a grafting program to ensure the continuation of these fruit trees.  The grafted trees will be kept potted and tended for approximately five years until they are well established.  Then, they will be planted in proximity to the present trees.

Weathered Wheel, photo credit Dave Kemp

Weathered Wheel

Wagon, photo credit Dave Kemp

Wagon

Bird House, photo credit Dave Kemp

Bird House

Tiller, photo credit Dave Kemp

Tiller

Summer Hours

Starting July 2 and until August 30, 2015, the Museum, Tea Room and Gift Shop in the Farmhouse are open 5 days a week every Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.

Entrance to the Farmhouse is by donation.

The Grounds are open to public every day from dawn to dusk and entrance is free.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
1
Sat
12:00 pm Berry Tea @ London Heritage Farm
Berry Tea @ London Heritage Farm
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Aug
2
Sun
12:00 pm Berry Tea @ London Heritage Farm
Berry Tea @ London Heritage Farm
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 

Location

6511 Dyke Road
Richmond BC V7E 3R3
Phone: 604-271-5220
Email: londonhf@telus.net

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Accessibility

The garden paths and ground floor of the Farmhouse are wheelchair and walker accessible.

Museum in the Farmhouse

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