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The Greening of Hither Green Continues…

The Hither Green Community Association has been planting more shrubs at the  Station to encourage wildlife. They will spend their first two years in their protective plastic collars. Eventually they will provide food and shelter for our wildlife, and great colour and seasonal interest- blossom in the spring and berries and changing leaves in the autumn. If you want FREE shrubs or tree saplings for your school, street or community space – contact The Woodland Trust. Information below. Sign up to our Newsletter (right) to hear about community volunteering opportunities. However, if …

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Plant Trees on Springbank Rd embankment Sat 7 March

The Hither Green Community Association is committed to improving the environment around the train station. To that end we are working with the Woodland Trust to plant tree and shrub saplings on both Springbank and Fernbrook Road embankments. Date: Saturday 7 March Time: 11am- 2pm Location: Meet Platform 1 entrance to Hither Green Station, on Springbank Road SE13 6SS. We will be planting saplings, clearing bramble and making new loggeries to encourage more hedgehogs to colonise the embankment. Lunch, safety boots, and equipment will be provided. Clothing: Jeans/ thick trousers, long sleeves and layers! Sorry, over 18s only please.

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Bluebell Planting at Hither Green Station

Thank you and well done to all the Hither Green residents who came out on a bitterly cold Saturday morning to plant 1000 English native bluebells on the slopes of Hither Green Station. This is the second stage of a project to plant a permanent wild flower meadow at the station. Look out for professional landscape contractors on the embankment over the next month. The next community event on the embankment will be a mass seed sowing This project is happening in partnership with FUSS at Hither Green, Network Rail and the Grow Wild native planting programme from Kew Gardens. For dates and further information Contact: info@ourhithergreen.com     

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