Category Archives: Gardens and Green Spaces

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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Win one of our sought-after bees!

May 31, 2022

Come along to the Children’s Jubilee EcoFest at St. Michael’s Square on Saturday 4th June, 10.30-2pm, for your chance to win one of our sought-after bees. You may have noticed a swarm on Sycamore Corner … now is your chance to have one of your very own! Tickets are £1 each, available from the scouts’ […]

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Pollinators Throughout Amersham

May 23, 2022

Over the next couple of weeks volunteers and Amersham Town Council staff will be out planting a mixture of pollinators beneath many of the road signs throughout Amersham. With over 2000 plugs ‘potted on’ we should see a splashes of colour one many corners of Amersham. If you happen to live close to one of […]

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The Bug Hotel Receives A New Living Roof!

May 18, 2022

Huge thanks to the Chilterns Green Gym (TCV – The Conservation Volunteers) for commencing work to attach a living roof to the (unofficial) largest bug hotel in Southern England. As ever Amersham Town Council is grateful for the efforts of Louisa Carlisle and those involved. So far, so good.

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Tulips Across The Town

April 19, 2022

I’m sure you’ll agree that the tulips that we planted beneath the street signs and along the verges, in partnership with the bloom volunteers, Chiltern’s Green Gym and Stony Dean School, are looking gorgeous in the spring sunshine! Thanks to all the residents that kindly sponsored many of the bulbs that we see beneath the […]

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