Palace Road Nature Garden News

NATURE GARDEN NEWS December 2017
Here is all the latest and looking forward to 2018. Recently, Friends of Hillside Gardens Park and Palace Road Nature Gardens were awarded a grant of £20,000 from the  Western River Environmental Fund to conclude restoration works at Palace Road Nature Garden commenced in 2012. The next round of work will commence autumn 2018 and will be carried out by  TCV  it wll involve some major landscaping work using excavators. Some areas at the front will be cleared restored and replanted. Expected outcomes are planting a community orchard with vine fruits and a mix of fruit trees and bushes. Creating new wildflower meadow areas. Planting new trees including birch and elm. Restoring the second smaller pond.
You can find out details of the project at: Palace Road Nature Garden
In 2016 The Royal Horticultural Society presented a London In Bloom Award. In 2017 Palace Road Nature Gardens was given a  Green Flag Award.
The Green Flag Award  scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world……..Flag Raising T.B.A…………
This year we have commenced working with Lambeth Probation Services. Each week they bring groups of clients to do community service and learn work skills. This provides a useful service in helping to keep Palace Road Nature Garden well maintained throughout the year and safe for everyone to use.
Other groups we work with are Business in the Community for corporate volunteers
and Goodgym.  They are a community of runners who combine getting fit with with doing community work.
……New Volunteers Welcome.
For information Email palacerdnaturegdn@hotmail.co.uk Tel/Txt 07947976505
Palace Road Nature Garden, London. 203 likes. An urban Oasis of Nature and haven for a rich variety of wildlife. Contains woodlands wildflower grassland…

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