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Say thanks for the Meadow – Vote for Grow Wild!

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The Station Meadow is now in Flower!

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The Hither Green Station Meadow

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Good News! The Grow Wild Campaign which largely funded the colourful new Hither Green Station Meadow are now finalists in the 2016 National Lottery Awards! Vote for Grow Wild in the National Lottery Awards 2016! As members of this inspiring national project network, our hard work, passion and sheer persistence have been a major part of …

Well it’s been the work of a couple of years but the station meadow has started to flower! The recent rain has encouraged lots of growth. Right now you can see simple field poppies and oxeye daisies. First thing this morning the meadow was already buzzing with butterflies, hover flies and several different types of …

Volunteers from the Hither Green Community Association and Fuss at Hither Green are working with award-winning landscape designersStreetscape, to create a gloriously colourful wildflower meadow here at Hither Green Station. From Spring 2016 this scrubby embankment will be transformed into a bright, pollen-rich, insect friendly habitat to encourage butterflies and bees. The slopes have been …

Hither Green Station Meadow – Community Sowing Day Date: Saturday 14 November. Time: Drop in any time from 8am -4pm. (Most volunteers will be there from 11- 2pm. Fuss at Hither Green and the Hither Green Community Association are working with local residents and Streetscape landscape designers to turn the Fernbrook embankment at the station entrance into …

HGCA Green Volunteering Programme The Hither Green Community Association runs its own environmental activities programme- providing fun opportunities for local people to meet and to improve our green spaces. Hither Green residents are invited to come along and volunteer to improve our community. Springbank Road Embankment–Conservation of the Hither Green Station woodlands. • We’re improving the diversity of …

Join local volunteers at Hither Green Station for Phase 2 of the Meadow Making project.Together we’ll be planting wildflowers on the station embankment. Date: Saturday 12 September  Time: 11am Meeting Point: Hither Green Station entrance, Staplehurst Road, SE13 5NF Sturdy boots are provided (or wear your own) . Come along rain or shine! Over 18s Only please. Local Organisers: Hither Green Community Association, Fuss at Hither Green, Project funded by: Kew Gardens ‘Grow Wild’ Campaign, Friends of the Earth and the Mayor of London’s Capital Clean Up Campaign

The Make a Meadow project continues! Help Volunteers plant 1000 natural English Bluebells Date: Saturday 21 February Time 11- 1pm Location: Hither Green Station, Staplehurst Road entrance SE13 5ND Volunteers will be working on a slight slope. Full project and safety briefing will be given. Boots, gloves and safety gear provided. Long sleeves, layers, light …

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first session of three to transform the area in front of Hither Green Station. We are working with FUSS at Hither Green, Lewisham Friends of the Earth and the Nature Triangle Group  to prepare the land to sow a wildflower meadow.  Next session Saturday 15 November 2014 …

Make a Meadow is a new project from the Hither Green  Community Association, FUSS and the HG Nature Triangle team, it will transform the Staplehurst Road entrance to Hither Green  Station. The hope is to encourage  local wildlife including bees and butterflies. We are putting together a team to carry  out the project. Sign up here to be added to …