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Sunflowers on the Greenway…but not only there!

Enterprising MasterCard Corporate Volunteers planted 50 sunflowers on 1st May on two stretches of the Greenway between Barking Rd and Boundary Lane…and they are coming up! Young, strong seedlings are fighting their way up along the fence, against the odds.. Helped by the watering of passers by, and last Friday evening by the group of […]

Tree Pit Gardens in bloom…

The spring is in full swing, and the Tree Pit Gardens on Tunmarsh Lane are in bloom…and looking glorious. Continuous hard work by our local volunteers-Tree Pit Gardeners, regular watering and weeding have resulted in an abundant display of lupins, lavender, anemones and dahlias…with the imminent arrival of poppies and gladiolas in the coming weeks! […]

Notes from the Orchard

Wednesday, 18th April Gloriously sunny and warm this morning, hardly anyone passing the Orchard on the Greenway. I sit on the bench, preparing today’s session and sipping a cup of tea from the flask I brought. The birds are singing on the nearby apple tree, just showing its first tender blossom. Am I still in […]