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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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Sunday 6 March, 11am – 1pm Meet at the Platform 1 entrance to Hither Green Station on Springbank Road.  We are lucky to have acres of woodland in the middle of our town centre.  The woods surrounding the 6 platforms of our train station are home to birds, bats and hedgehogs as well as inverbrates …

Sunday 13 March, 11am -1pm The community garden team are organising their 12th annual Seed & Plant Swap. at the Springbank Road Garden, 69 Springbank Road SE13 6SS.Pass along your extra seedlings and unwanted houseplants to other local gardeners, and pick up something new!  

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Hither Green Lane Street Trees. 10 new trees went in this winter funded by Section 106 developers fees awarded to Hither Green and supported by local people, businesses and councillors. It’s been a real community partnership between us and the Lewisham based Street Trees for Living Charity. At this very moment Lewisham’s Tree Officer is …