Monthly Archives: June 2020

No Open Garden Squares, instead a Victorian flower show

This weekend would have been the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend, when normally closed gardens open and the open gardens in Bloomsbury take on a festival air too.¬† Not this year, thanks to coronavirus Covid-19, not yet anyway.¬† However, here is a previous floral celebration¬† in Bloomsbury to enjoy as some small compensation. In 1863, […]

Public parks have played a vital role during lockdown

As you will have seen in the news, and from the evidence of your own eyes in Bloomsbury, our green spaces are playing a hugely important role in contributing to people’s mental and physical health during the Covid-19 crisis. As Gardens Trust board member David Lambert says, the crisis has demonstrated unarguably just how important […]