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More Hither Green Lane Street Trees!

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Hither Green Open Gardens – 24 May

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Bellingham Bowls Club Open Evening

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This summer a wildflower meadow will brighten the dull Staplehurst Road forecourt of HG Station. Thank you to Good Gym Lewisham and the locals who turned out on Monday evening to prepare the seed bed and sow the seed. Thank you to everyone who lent rakes and forks. We just need some rain now! The …

Game on! The Fernbrook Road Meadow was rotavated today! So join us on Monday evening to rake out all the weeds, and help prepare a flat seed bed for sowing this summer’s meadow. This is a HUGE project- we need lots of wiling helpers. Instructions and H&S talk will be given on site. No gardening experience necessary …

This Spring, the garden volunteer team will be meeting more often. If you like gardening, or just want meet local people, you can join the Garden’s WhatsApp Group. They will be arranging impromptu mornings/afternoons of planting and weeding. Just email your name and number to: info@ourhithergreen.com

The Situation: Pam is a happy lady- she keeps chickens and she recently moved to HG from SE9. Pam’s new garden is significantly smaller than her Eltham one and her girls need more room to runaround. The birds are are ex- battery hens which were adopted from the British Hen Welfare Trust; they produce more fresh, …

Where on HGL would benefit from a new tree? We are still short of our target of 50 nominations for new trees on HGL. Scanning for potential new tree sites is taking place over the next two weekends and so this is the final chance to request a tree. If you know of a spot on HGL or an …

Saturday 9th. February From 11am – 2pm Meet: Staplehurst Rd entrance OR Platform 1 entrance on Springbank Road Hither Green Community Association and FUSS at Hither Green are organising a mighty clean up and cut back of the station embankments. Lots of volunteers with various energy levels required! – A quiet litter pick for 20 …

Photo: A couple of brave volunteers in the rain by the new pond It might not look like much at the moment, but this is the new pond in Hither Green Triangle! Come the summer all of the coir rolls that were planted will grow up, and this will be an amazing haven for wildlife. …

Sunday May 20th 2-5pm OPEN GARDENS MAP LINK: Please click for the map The list of participating gardens. There appears to be an issue with Iphones displaying the Open Gardens Googlemap. (thank you for the reports) – 30 Torridon Road, SE6 1AQ – Brownhill Road Baptist Church, SE6 1AU ( Just down from the Brownhill/ …

Do you want to improve local spaces through green community engagement? There are only two weeks left to apply for an Our Space Award grant! The Our Space Award aims to help Londoners green their city through active community engagement and participation. It will support Londoners of all ages and backgrounds, communities and schools in improving community open …

Springbank Road Garden: Saturday 9 September  Time: 11- 1 (ish!)  Location Springbank Road , Hither Green SE13 6SS Josie is assembling troops to cut back and propagate in the garden ready for next May’s 10th anniversary s plant swap! And also to do battle with the brambles coming through the fence along the road! “There …