Tag Archives: Garden

Digging in to plant seeds of new community feeling

The borough is to get another community garden, this time in Birdhurst Avenue off Coombe Road in South Croydon. Ahead of the celebrity official opening on Saturday, HILARY GEE outlines the neighbours’ hard work This time last year, the green … Continue reading

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Ecology Centre staging plant “bring and buy”: May 12

The Croydon Ecology Centre at Heathfield on Coombe Lane is staging a plant, seed and seedling sale this Sunday, May 12, from noon to 4.30pm. Admission is free. “If you’re looking for something pretty to plant in your garden or … Continue reading

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Ready, set, go: trowels at the ready to bury a bad idea

An initiative by the Royal Horticultural Society inspires SUSAN OLIVER to start thinking how the idea of competition is doing more harm than we think There is a lot of competitions on television these days. Contests involving baking, cooking, singing, … Continue reading

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Spend an hour today to complete RSPB wildlife survey

Take an hour today to observe your garden and be part of one of the biggest wildlife surveys ever staged in this country. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’ “Make Your Nature Count” survey is a wonderful way … Continue reading

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