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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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Article from Lewisham Tree Charity ‘Street Trees for Living’ Autumn is a great time to remove deadwood as some trees will lose all of their leaves, exposing the branches and any issues that may exist. We want to share our checklist for making sure street trees are in good condition to withstand stormy weather prevalent …

Street Trees for Living: Newsletter July 2021Our extremely high street tree survival rate of 95% is something we are really proud of and we believe this is down to our rigorous and innovative tree care programme. Around 400 tree guardians make sure the new street trees are regularly watered during the first two years, which …

Volunteer in the Garden-  Saturday Mornings – 11am – 1pm. Coordinators: Annie  and Josie. Email: Volunteer@ourhithergreen.com The garden is the former entrance to the old Hither Green station. It is a  flower garden and community orchard,.  Local residents have been  gardening here for 10 years and the space has been redesigned over the last 3 …

The Lewisham Healthy Walks programme includes both health walks and Nordic walks, aimed at Lewisham residents who are less active.Lewisham Health walks are led by trained volunteer walk leaders. The walks are 30-90 minutes long. They range from a short walk in a park to longer explorations of the local Lewisham area and beyond. We …

If you have put in your street tree request for planting this coming winter, then now is good time to start thinking about what kind of street tree would grow well in your street and at the same time contribute to biodiversity in Lewisham. There are a number of important factors to consider and these …

Improving our Local environmentMany thanks to Jack from Station contractors @BAMNuttall for preparing this year’s station meadow. The HGCA environment team are trying a new method this year to combat the colossal weed load which overwhelms it each year! Between the thin dry soil and the super aggressive bristly ox-tongue weeds, it’s been a tough …

Greening Hither Green Lane- New Street Trees.In the last two weeks, twelve shiny new street trees were planted in the lower section of HGL/Courthill Road. They were funded by NCil/Section 106 and by Hither Green Christmas trees bought by this community. They were supprted by Hither Green’s Councillors and the Lewisham Central Assembly coordinator. Finding …

Have you ever wondered what else might be sharing your outside side space?!  Then consider joining a new local Wildlife Group to hear ideas about how you identify creatures and mini beasts roaming your garden and local parks. Find out how you can encourage more wildlife into your garden or street!    Hither Green Wildlife …

Hither Green Lane Tree Waterers your time has come! Our 15 new strert trees need watering in this dry weather. You can safely pour 20L down the tubing at the base of the trunk twice a week. Best if you do it first thing in the morning. Take your kids so they get to know …

Rachel Salter and several other local residents are asking local people to grow sunflowers in their front gardens this summer as a symbol of community solidarity and hope . If you have any spare seeds to share with the local community please let Rachel know ( she is searchable in the come hither green FB …