Category Archives: Gardens and Green Spaces

Update From The Community Allotment

February 1, 2024

The girls from Alfriston School worked so hard at the community allotment last week, helping to clear lots of old, rotten wood before making a start on sanding the picnic table and bench, as well as entertaining everyone with some beautiful singing! The benefit of working with your hands on mental health is well documented. […]

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Looking For Budding Young Artists!

February 1, 2024

Do you know a budding artist aged 11 or under? Amersham in Bloom are inviting you to create one of two logos for either ‘Woodside Community Allotment’ or ‘Spud Club’, the soon-to-be launched children’s gardening club. The logos will be used for signage on site as well as for marketing purposes. Up for the challenge? […]

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December 18, 2023

Following the success of this year’s Christmas tree recycling initiative, we are offering the same service again in January. For a £6 donation, the depot team will collect your Christmas tree, convert it to compost using our Eco Green Shredder, and use the by-product to mulch trees and flowerbeds around Amersham. Last year we generated […]

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Tiny Urban Forest and Winter Garden

December 14, 2023

In late November, we added the final few plants to complete (for this season) the ‘Tiny Urban Forest and Winter Garden’ on the verge opposite Amersham Station in Chiltern Ave. This pocket forest comprises 20 Himalayan birch trees (Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Snow Queen’) and one Tibetan Cherry (Prunus Serrula). The trees, with their wonderful white […]

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New Mini Urban Forest Near Amersham Station!

October 17, 2023

Last week, we completed phase one of an exciting project to create a mini urban forest on the verge opposite Amersham Station in Chiltern Ave. The verge, despite being relatively narrow, proved the perfect location for a ‘pocket forest’. Providing a wow factor winter with its vivid white bark, nine Himalayan birch trees (Betula utilis […]

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The Sunflower Field at Willow Wood

September 14, 2023

The sunflower field at Willow Wood has proved a great success looking particularly spectacular in the early evening sunshine (and morning mist, as per the attached photographs). If you haven’t already, try to pop along while flowers remain in bloom. Once again, our grateful thanks to Barnett Waddingham for sponsoring the project, which we hope […]

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The Sunflower Meadow

August 18, 2023

The sunflower meadow behind Stanley Hill Cemetery is getting better and better by the day. Thanks again to Barnett Waddingham for sponsoring the display and Stuart Channer for sowing the seeds.

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The Coronation Sunflower Meadow

August 7, 2023

The first of many sunflowers has bloomed in our new Coronation Sunflower Meadow behind Stanley Hill Cemetery. With their bright, showy petals, sunflowers are incredibly attractive to pollinators, especially bees who are drawn to their UV patterns, with the added benefit of pollinating surrounding plants along the way. The seeds are a fantastic source of […]

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Download your copy of ‘A Decade in Bloom’ now!

June 9, 2023

After months of wading through over 10 years of photos and many trips down Memory Lane, ‘A Decade in Bloom’ commemorative portfolio is complete! The portfolio features the highlights and projects from the past decade and is a wonderful insight into bloom, showcasing the efforts made by so many dedicated people. From very humble beginnings […]

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Monday 22 May 2023 is International Biological Biodiversity Day

May 22, 2023

Biodiversity is the living fabric of our planet. It underpins human wellbeing in the present and in the future, and its rapid decline threatens nature and people alike. The theme of the 2023 International Day for Biological Diversity is “From agreement to action: Build back biodiversity” . See Helpful hints of the many things […]

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