Category Greening the city

Urban ecology at St Georges’ Gardens

Friends of St George’s Gardens are delighted to announce that the speaker at this year’s  AGM will be Bob Gilbert, urban ecologist and author of The Green London Way. You may have met him at last year’s Bloomsbury Festival leading a fascinating walk through the Gardens. We do hope you will be able to join […]

Green wall in Southampton Row

Have you noticed the new living wall above Pizza Express in Southampton Row just along from Russell Square or Bloomsbury Square ? What was a dull, even ugly, modern frontage has gained unusual interest (especially if you are on the other side of the road or upstairs on a bus). Maybe other sites in the area might […]

The Big Tree Debate at the Garden Museum

London conjures up images of streets lined with mature trees. Many of these trees are over 100 years old and will die by 2100. In light of this, The Garden Museum will be welcoming Johanna Gibbons (J&L Gibbons), Brita von Schoenaich (Bradley-Hole Schoenaich), and Ann Jazulet (Trees and Design Action Group) to debate big trees in […]

London Tree Week 24-31 May: Bloomsbury tree walk

London Tree Week will be celebrated in the Bloomsbury Squares by a walk to look at some of the splendid and unusual trees in our area. The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens, in association with Val Martin Memorial walks, will  offer a tree walk around the squares on Saturday 31 May at 2pm, meeting […]

London Tree Week 24-31 May 2014

London Tree Week is a week-long celebration of London’s leafiness. It provides an opportunity to celebrate, promote and explore the city’s trees and woodlands.  Londoners are encouraged to love, appreciate, understand, sit under, look at, decorate, water, prune, enjoy, smell, and (if necessary) hug the capital’s trees. London Tree Week 2014 will fall Saturday 24 – Saturday 31st […]