Trees in the City – 26th April 2014 – Conference Report

The Brockley Society Tree Committee are delighted to report a little more fully about the presentations given at our hugely successful conference last month. Wake up and smell the pollutionLewisham Mayor Sir Steve Bullock opened the conference by raising the issue of rising city pollution and the need for more trees to make the urban environment sustainable. He kindly ...

Local community events

Lots of community events coming up, details below:VERTICAL VEG - A Gardening Workshop - Talk with Mark Ridsdill SmithSaturday 26th January 2:30 - 3:30pm St.Mungo's Centre, Hither Green SE13 6JQCost £5. To book a place contact: LewishamGardens@gmail.comMark, of Vertical Veg, will share the secrets of how to grow food successfully in containers,on balconies, window sills ...

2011 Wassail at Hilly Fields

Let the wassailing begin!The previous day's heavy snow could not prevent the second annual wassail at Hilly Fields orchard on Sunday 5th February. Details of last years inaugural event can be found here. This year's event was attended by around 15 people made up of orchard leaders, carers and others who just wanted to join ...

Orchard Planting in Mayow Park

Hilly Fields Orchard - June 2011Alona has written to tell us of a new orchard being planted in Mayow Park at the end of January. Many of you will recall that we planted our orchard in Hilly Fields around the same time last year and had a fantastic turn out. This orchard will be the ...