Health Trees, Healthy People – Arboricultural Association Conference

Following on from an increasing body of evidence of the link between human health (physical and psychological) and the wider green environment, the Arboricultural Association is holding a conference this September in London on the subject. It will run for three days between 14-17 September at The Royal Holloway, University of London. Details here: http://www.trees.org.uk/Amenity-ConferenceAnd here's a reminder of ...

Halcyon days of … March 5th

Whilst we are all languishing in these dreary, icy days of late March, waiting for some sun and warmth, I thought I'd remind you of what's to come with these pictures of those long gone days of 5th March when we basked in ... 10 degrees, and the ornamental plums in Manor Avenue started to show ...

Brockley’s “Invisible House”

The architects behind a planned "invisible eco house" on the corner of Geoffrey Road and Manor Avenue have written about their design here. The Jak Studio team say:Last year Kevin and Mac approached us to look into the possibility of realising their dream to build upon a small plot of land with derelict garages they ...

Life without trees …

Do you have a favourite tree that you walk past regularly and admire? Do you find yourself eagerly waiting for it to come into leaf, to show it's pale spring colours and then deepen into its mature summer regalia? Do you think about how much human life the tree has been part of, and for ...