Category Archives: Gardens and Green Spaces

Tidying Pondwicks With The Chilterns Green Gym

December 1, 2022

It was great to spend a morning in Pondwicks, Old Amersham, with the Chilterns Green Gym (TCV – The Conservation Volunteers), practicing the ancient way of mowing—scything. It was wonderfully quiet with only the sound of swishing and the occasional blade sharpening breaking the silence. Similarly, swapping out noisy, fuel-guzzling machinery for a simple blade […]

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30,000 Newly Planted Bulbs In Our Town!

November 11, 2022

Over the past couple of weeks, the Town Council team, bloom volunteers and pupils from Stony Dean School have joined forces to plant over 30,000 bulbs- tulips, daffodils (including native narcissi), crocuses and native bluebells- in the beds (including beneath many street signs), tubs and planters around town. Many of the bulbs are those lifted […]

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Platinum Jubilee Pollinator Bed Information Board Installed!

November 7, 2022

It is fantastic to finally install an information board at the Platinum Jubilee Pollinator Bed, Sycamore Corner. Be sure to have a read when you are passing. Huge thanks to those who helped fund the project- Amersham Action Group, Barnett Waddingham, Amersham and District Residents Association and Rotary in Amersham. We would also like to […]

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Britain in Bloom Awards 2022

October 11, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Amersham has been crowned the overall Winner at the 2022 UK Finals of Britain in Bloom. In addition to this amazing accolade, Amersham was also named the winner of the Children and Young People’s Participation Award and the RHS discretionary Sustainable Gardening Award. RHS Community Gardening A quite remarkable […]

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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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