Monthly Archives: July 2018

Beware barbecues and cigarettes

Although visitors may have loved the hot weather since June, it hasn’t been very good for the gardens¬† which have suffered in the drought. So it’s especially important to take care with things that can cause fires. Camden encourages users of BBQs to be sure to place them on level ground where they will not […]

Garden evening get-together

Volunteers from all the gardens in the Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens met on a beautiful summer evening for their annual get-together, to share experiences and views on our local garden community, enjoy refreshments and lose themselves in a large shady garden without having to worry about weeding or pruning.   Every square has […]

Peter Pan and Brunswick Square

Perhaps it’s no surprise that Peter Pan is associated with Brunswick Square, as J. M. Barrie once lived there.¬† The literary connection was celebrated during Open Garden Square Weekend in June, as a children’s art activity took Peter Pan as its theme and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital charity (who benefit from Barrie’s royalties) had […]