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Gardening Volunteer

Dr Johnson’s House is a charming Georgian townhouse, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys in the historic City of London. Samuel Johnson, writer and wit, lived here in the mid-18th century, and compiled his great Dictionary of the English Language in the Garret. Today, the House is open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday, with collections relating to Johnson, restored interiors, and a research library.


Garden Volunteer

Help is needed in the small courtyard garden at Dr Johnson’s House, an historic building in the City of London.



To carry out tasks such as:

  • seasonal weeding

  • watering

  • repotting

  • replanting the raised bed and containers with shade-loving plants

No experience is necessary and all equipment and materials will be provided. or by telephoning on 020 7353 3745. We would love to hear from you!

We regret that no travel expenses can be offered and no employment opportunities are available at the end of the period, although you may gain experience in maintaining a north east facing garden. References can be offered in support of job applications elsewhere.

If you are interested in this role, please contact us by email or by telephone: 020 7353 3745. Please include the details of two referees, both of whom will be contacted before the placement can start.

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