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Our Orchard

November 10, 2016
Our Orchard

         

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New brood

June 7, 2016
New brood

Spotted recently – a growing family of Canada geese. Near Eagle Pond

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Spotted: Volunteers!

June 7, 2016
Spotted: Volunteers!

This was part of a group of volunteers from Lloyds Bank, helping to tidy up the ‘Dump’ (sorry, Green Waste Depot) which is ub=ndergoing a slow transformation for the better

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March storm damage

March 28, 2016
March storm damage

Thanks to Bob Robinson for recording this damage from the gale-force winds last night Lambeth will be tidying this up as soon as they can. Hope they can save this and other trees.      

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Friends plant 14 trees

March 26, 2016
Friends plant 14 trees

Last week, working with Trees for Cities, we planted Italian Alders, flowering cherries, London Planes, oaks, a lime and a weeping willow with the help of local school children. Parkgate, Thomas’s and Macaulay Schools sent a total of 160 children in classes of 20 to hear about the importance of biodiversity and tree planting before…

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Interpretation Boards replaced

February 27, 2016
Interpretation Boards replaced

Four of our Interpretation Boards have been missing for several months, as the frames started to rust. The frames have now been replaced – at no cost to the Friends – and the Boards at Eagle Pond, Battersea Woods and the Bandstand areas were re-installed last week. Check out the information and enjoy!

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Eye on the Common

December 28, 2015
Eye on the Common

Not only the odd Christmas daffodil this year but daisies too! One of several patches on the Common. What else can you find? Let us know on webmail.

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Impressive fungi and mushrooms of the Common!

October 20, 2015
Impressive fungi and mushrooms of the Common!

The sun was shining but a cold north wind was blowing. However, the fungi and mushrooms are really impressive – the most and biggest we have seen on the Common so far!

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Colourful Spring Flowers

February 25, 2015
Colourful Spring Flowers

Already warmer days have produced some splendid spurts of crocuses, daffodils and snowdrops. Walk around the edges where we have been planting to see what has come up – perhaps some of your efforts!

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Thin Ice

February 3, 2015
Thin Ice

Not much snow – and just thin ice for a few birds to stand on. Where’s the winter, then?

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