Tag Archives: Street trees

The day I saved 7 street trees – with the help of Inside Croydon

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Stirred into action by our report about street trees being in desperate need of some care and attention during the heatwave, loyal reader LEWIS WHITE, right, set off armed with his watering can and a handful of copies … Continue reading

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Council appeals to public to water street trees in heatwave

Croydon Council has issued an urgent appeal to residents, asking them to provide some “TLC” to their local greenery and get out and water roadside trees to help them through the heatwave. The council claims to have planted “around 2,000 … Continue reading

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Water your street’s trees and help them survive the drought

A few spots of rain in the last couple of days will do little to help break the three-month spring drought we have had. LUCINDA OFFER says that there is an important way we can all help our street trees … Continue reading

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Croydon among worst boroughs for axing street trees

In Croydon, where hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate their homes in February due to flooding following the wettest winter since records began, the council has managed to axe 1,703 street trees in three years – about 5 per … Continue reading

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