London Orchard Project & Ladywell Fields User Group

The London Orchard Project will be running another couple of training sessions at Iona Close Orchard in Ladywell Fields.  They ran a couple of training sessions here during the summer, but there is still quite a bit to do.  The two sessions will be on Sunday 18 November and Sunday 9 December.  For more information … Continue reading London Orchard Project & Ladywell Fields User Group

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How much wood does a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood? – Part 4

The Nature’s Gym volunteers really are getting in to the art of the woodchip footpath having previously done it at a Local School ,  De Frene Road allotments and Burnt Ash Pond.  Luckily they still seem to enjoy it, in fact they are finding new ways of improving the task.  They were also able to use previously unknown and hidden talents of … Continue reading How much wood does a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood? – Part 4

Iona Close Orchard

Iona Close Orchard is a fascinating relic of a Victorian garden. The houses to which it originally belonged date to about 1825.  Hidden away behind a few mature ash and Norway maple trees are several fine old fruit trees, apples, pears, plums and a mulberry.   Although it has become has become overgrow, it has remained … Continue reading Iona Close Orchard