Category Archives: Site management

The FT on the value of urban parks

Interesting article in last Saturday’s Financial Times: How to save parks and other urban green spaces As it says: while urban parks lubricate property prices and local business, they struggle to make a penny for their own futures.

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The Old Pond after Storm Imogen

After last night’s storm, it doesn’t look as if the old pond, whose liner has been punctured by dogs, actually needs replacing (But of course it does!)

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Bio-Diversity in our Brambles and Nettles

Dear Friends, here are some of the creatures that dwell in our many nettle and bramble patches. Leaf beetles, Jersey ¬†Tiger Moth, Large Skipper and gatekeeper butterflies are a few that depend on the blossom and leaf cover. Birds and … Continue reading

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Work Day on Albion Millennium Green 9th May 2015

Seven volunteers dug out some blackberry and lined more pathway with logs, hoping to encourage stag beetles. Thanks to all who helped. The next work day is on Saturday 13th June.

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Caring for the Green, April 2015

Just some photo I took following our volunteers day this month, showing both how lovely the green is looking with the primroses coming out but also the hard work which needs doing, digging out brambles clearing litter and removing the … Continue reading

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Wood Chip Pile is Dispersed Around the Green

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South London Botanical Institute Wildflower walk

We’ll be doing a Wildflower Walk on the Green this morning – all welcome to come. Hopefully it won’t be raining again! Meet at 10.30 in Forest Hill Pools cafe and walk to Green along railway path. The Green was … Continue reading

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Wild Things On The Green

Saturday 10th May. Work Day. Hemlock cleared from around Damson’s and Plums. One Sycamore branch removed. Some Bind-weed clearance. Nettles and Brambles buzzing with insects: Shield Bugs, Dragonfly, Butterflies. Attendance at work day: 1, but hey, everyone needs a holiday. … Continue reading

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Wall revealed Thursday, by Nature’s Gym

 

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New, 3 minute Video of LEAF

Click here for: The whole Little Ecologiocal Arts Festival in 3 minutes.

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