Category Archives: Gardens and Green Spaces

ATC To Join The Eco-Fair On Sat 24th Sept 2022!

September 21, 2022

We are pleased to confirm that Amersham Town Council will hold a stall at the Eco-Fair, taking place this Saturday (24th Sept) at the Amersham Free Church, from 10:30am-3:00pm. Our stall will be showing the conservation and sustainability work being carried out by the council. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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Amersham In Bloom – Thank You To All Involved!

July 27, 2022

Earlier today, we welcomed RHS Communities judges Richard Budge and Mary Bagley to Amersham. As part of the tour, we visited the jubilee pollinator bed and Met 1 in Amersham-on-the-Hill, Willow Wood, Pondwicks Community Orchard, and finally, the Memorial Gardens, where we completed the tour. To be chosen as one of only 46 UK villages, […]

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Wildflowers Across Our Town

July 27, 2022

Over the past year the Town Council has made a conscious effort to increase the number of wildflowers throughout town. In fact, we have sown an additional 30%, when compared to last year, adding splashes and pockets of colour to many more corners- some of which are just beginning to flower. What patches have caught […]

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Sycamore Corner’s new addition… a stag beetle tower!

July 27, 2022

Did you know that the stag beetle is Britain’s largest terrestrial beetle? Needless to say, we planted some bee friendly pollinators around the tower too.

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The Wildflower Meadow

July 1, 2022

The wildflower meadow at the rear of Stanley Hill Cemetery is looking gorgeous at the moment- a lovely mix of poppies, daisies and cornflowers. Please use the public footpath beside the cemetery to access the meadow.

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Amersham School Joining In To Help Raise Environmental Awareness

June 23, 2022

Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils from Amersham School have been working their magic on a multi-canvas polyptich. We are so appreciative of teacher Caroline Reed and the pupils for using their free time to paint the individual canvases (36 in total) without knowing how each canvas fits into the bigger piece of art. The […]

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Bee Raffle Winners Announced!

June 23, 2022

Congratulations to winners of the bee raffle, Anne Jones and Louise Heathcote-Curtis (collected by her husband John), who each won a bee, the same as those on display on Sycamore Corner. Huge thanks to everyone who entered the raffle that took place at the Children’s Jubilee Eco-Fest. Fancy another chance.. In association with the leaders […]

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New Flowerbeds, Planters & Borders Across The Town

June 23, 2022

Last week we saw a remarkable week of dedication from the ATC staff and volunteers (including the 2nd Amersham Common Beavers). If it wasn’t needed (to keep the sun off) we wound take our hats off to you all. With the majority of the beds, planters and borders planted we can be very satisfied with […]

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The Round Tower

May 31, 2022

In addition to the planting of the now unofficially named Platinum Jubilee pollination bed at Sycamore Corner, we have installed a bug castle! You may recognise it as the Round Tower, the central keep of Windsor Castle. Huge thanks to William Scott for taking up the challenge and using his phenomenal skills to create this […]

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Bees & Pollinators!

May 31, 2022

The Town Council team was pleased to plant the new bee and pollinator bed over the weekend. With a combination of herbaceous perennials from guara to echinacea and lavender to helenium, the bed is packed with RHS Plants for Pollinators which will be ablaze with colour in summer.

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