Tag Archives: Gardens

Use your little corner of Planet Earth to make a big difference

In his small patch of south London, DAVID MORGAN has been doing his bit in the battle to reduce the impact of climate change, and here he offers suggestions about how you can help, too “Every plant counts and too … Continue reading

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Scientists want your help to find a spike in hedgehog numbers

Conservationists are asking Croydon’s garden owners to undertake some survey work which could help to save the hedgehog. This week, the first national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a national campaign set up by wildlife charities … Continue reading

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Magical Garden Event, Streatham Common Rookery, Sep 12

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Grange Park autumn bulb-planting event, Nov 8

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Pampisford Road allotments open day and BBQ, Sun Aug 24

Pampisford Road Allotments, South Croydon, is holding an open day and BBQ on Sunday August 24 from noon till 4pm. All are welcome to come along for a look around and bite to eat. They will be taking names for … Continue reading

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Hedge your garden bets with a selection of kitchen herbs

ESIAH LEVY, @CroydonGardener on Twitter, says that even with a small garden and relatively poor soil, it is still possible to grow herbs and vegetables for your kitchen Living in the centre of Croydon means my garden is not the … Continue reading

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Park benches provide another boost to volunteers’ efforts

Two months into the summer season of lawn bowls and a re-opened putting green, and the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green are looking for more help, this time to offer out-of-school-hours lessons for youngsters. Buoyed by the success of … Continue reading

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South Norwood Allotment Holders open day: June 28

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Get £5 just for counting the birds in your garden

The RSPB – the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – is again staging a backyard wildlife safari that naturalists aged from four to 94 can take part in at the end of this month. And anyone who registers … Continue reading

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