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Red campion flowers in a Whitfield Street tree pit

This native British wildflower, Red campion (Silene dioica), is flowering in a tree pit in Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia. This flower is one of a number of important pollinators and although not often seen on the streets of London is quite … Continue reading

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Some colour and some scented wildlife-friendly additions to Whitfield Gardens

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

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We’ve had a donation of plants for Whitfield Gardens from an allotment

Martin who works in Fitzrovia has an allotment near Heathrow has very kindly donated some plants for us. They are perennial wildflowers: betony, primrose, cowslip and wild strawberry. We’ll be putting most of these next to our native hedge which … Continue reading

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