- Those wildflowers that didn’t die in June’s drought are now starting to bloom. But please don’t pick them
- Some colour and some scented wildlife-friendly additions to Whitfield Gardens
- Why are there piles of leaves and clippings left on the ground in Whitfield Gardens?
- Join our Saturday morning gardening club this summer
- Saturday morning clean up and wildflower planting in Whitfield Gardens
Author Archives: Linus Rees
Those wildflowers that didn’t die in June’s drought are now starting to bloom. But please don’t pick them
Pictured is the second of our corncockle flowers to bloom as part of our Grow Wild project supported by Kew Gardens. The first to bloom was on Friday morning and was promptly stolen by the afternoon. A shame because around … Continue reading
Our Saturday morning gardening club has been busy over the last two Saturdays cleaning and planting in Whitfield Gardens. Our main aim has been to plant native shrubs and wildflowers but we’ve also added a few cheap and cheerful plants … Continue reading
“Why are there piles of dead leaves and bits of plants left on the ground? It makes the park look untidy. Can’t you take them away?” This is a question someone asked us recently, and there is a simple answer. … Continue reading
Volunteers from the Friends group will be getting together for an hour each Saturday morning starting this month to clean, trim and water Whitfield Gardens on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Tottenham Street.
Volunteers from the Friends group spent an hour cleaning and planting in one part of Whitfield Gardens this Saturday morning. The volunteers did a “community clean up” and worked with Camden Council’s contractors Veolia and idverde. On a rainy morning … Continue reading
“By the time London was first colonised by people, it would have been covered by oak and hornbeam woodland,” says the London Wildlife Trust. Yet there are no oaks or hornbeams in Fitzrovia’s public open spaces… until this month. Now … Continue reading
Spotted around 8am this morning in Whitfield Gardens was this grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis). Maybe not seen before in Whitfield Gardens but many have been spotted in Fitzroy Square to the north.