Category Trees

Pop-up forest of Christmas trees

A forest of Christmas trees has popped up in Brunswick Square courtesy of the national company Pines and Needles and Camden Council. They will be in a quiet corner of the square for three weeks, creating a seasonal atmosphere, with kilted ‘Santas’ selling Scottish sustainably grown trees of all sizes. Advertisements

Autumn walk in St George’s Gardens with ‘the tree man’ – Sat 18 Nov

It’s almost a tradition that we have an autumn walk-and-talk event in the Gardens, so here is this year’s invitation. On Saturday 18 November at 11 am come to St George’s Gardens for a special autumn walk.  We’re delighted that Bob Gilbert – the ‘tree man’ who was such a success at the Friends of […]

Bloomsbury Squares Tree Walk 27 May

Celebrating London Tree Week, the Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens is offering a free guided tree walk, led by Richard Wright, on Saturday 28 May at 11 am. Come and see some of the area’s splendid and unusual trees. View the New Zealand border in the beautiful Mecklenburgh Square garden, normally closed to the public. […]

Parakeets in Brunswick Square

There was a recent sighting of these birds, common now in parks over London, feeding on beechnuts on our doorstep  in Brunswick Square. Thanks to Simon Lamrock for the great photo.

London Tree Week in the Bloomsbury Squares 23-31 May

  A tree walk around the garden squares and Brunswick Square’s great plane are the main features of London Tree Week in the Bloomsbury Squares. The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens, in association with Val Martin Memorial walks, are offering a walk around the squares to look at some of the splendid and unusual […]

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 […]