We are looking forward to using our Grow Wild seed kit

We are bouncing up and down with excitement as we've just received in the post our Grow Wild seed kit from Kew Gardens, ready to sow native wildflowers in Whitfield Gardens. The seed kit was the result of a successful application to improve part of one of Fitzrovia's open spaces. There are five different collections … Continue reading We are looking forward to using our Grow Wild seed kit

Catkins blossom on a hazel tree next to the Fitzrovia Mural at Whitfield Gardens

As we approach mid-February catkins can be seen hanging from a hazel tree on Tottenham Street next to the Fitzrovia Mural in Whitfield Gardens public open space. Hazel has both male and female flowers on the same tree, although hazel flowers must be pollinated by pollen from other hazel trees. The yellow male catkins appear … Continue reading Catkins blossom on a hazel tree next to the Fitzrovia Mural at Whitfield Gardens

We’ve been planting daffodils, snowdrops, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens

The Friends group have been planting daffodils, snowdrops, tulips, hyacinths, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens this December, aiming to have flowers in bloom throughout the spring.  The bulbs were gratefully received thanks to a donation from the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association in association with Taylors Bulbs of Holbeach as part of Bulbs for London 2017. … Continue reading We’ve been planting daffodils, snowdrops, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens