"Free The Trees!" – St Asaph Road SE4

Who'd have thought that a few hours spent with a bolt-cutter, secateurs, saws and a gaggle of hardy Street Trees for Living committee members on St Asaph's Road SE4 would be so much fun! Man with a mission!For years, the trees along this busy Brockley thoroughfare have had to contend with pavement parking and (for those left ...

Community organisation – Basic Tree Care

Earlier this week, Rick Farr, Tree Officer with Lewisham Council's Green Scene gave the first of a series of lessons to members of the local community involved in the care and maintenance of our burgeoning stock of newly planted street trees. Rick talking to our volunteers on Hilly FieldsOur trained volunteers are either members of the ...

Large street tree maintenance/pruning

Something we know that generates a lot of heat amongst local residents is the arrival of the chainsaw gangs that are contracted to maintain some of the larger trees along our streets. In the autumn of 2014 work was done on the Silver Maple trees in Harefield Road and Manor Avenue. Neither street had had ...