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Springbank Rd Garden is ready for judging!

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Pocket Parks event & reception @ City Hall!

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Springbank Road Garden: Pocket Park Progress!

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Geums, valerian and roses are making the garden look very bright and colourful at the moment. Thank you to everyone who came to help prepare the garden for the RHS London in Bloom judges who arrive early next month! We had a lovely few hours cutting back, hoiking out weeds and shaping wayward shrubs. There …

The Hither Green Community Association join forty other London groups at City Hall to celebrate Pocket Parks. The Springbank Rd ¬†garden was shown as an example of how to improve urban green spaces with Before and After photos given pride of place in the presentation by the Mayor’s Environment Team and project managers. We made …

We had a lovely message from Peter, a resident of Hither Green Lane who praised the new planters on Springbank Road being looked after by the scouts. “They are fantastic- the best planters Ive seen this summer ¬†and the best the street has looked in years!” Well done to the Ted Ray Scouts, Cubs and …

Rain water harvest system! A system for collecting rainwater was a key part of our Pocket Parks bid. Our community gardening team are super excited by the prospect of having water onsite! For the part 3 years, we’ve had to bring jerry cans from home or rely on rain. So by August the garden is …