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Review of Nursery Row Park in 2017

Review of Nursery Row Park in 2017

Some highlights from us from a busy 2017! January 2017 We were delighted to meet with Brian L Sugden on 28th January.  Brian set up and ran the amazing adventure playground on the site of the northern two blocks of Blendon Row tenements, now part of Nursery Row Park, during…
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Volunteering

Volunteering

We run monthly activities for volunteers in the park, usually on the last Saturday of the month 9-12am, where we work together to maintain the Community Orchard and also to help look after other parts of the park, working closely with Southwark Council and idverde, their part maintenance contractors. We…
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Autumn Fair

Autumn Fair

A huge thank you to everyone who came to our Autumn Fair on 23 September 2017, and of course to our volunteers for being so amazing! We were delighted to finish scything and raking (idVerde kindly helped us with scything!) during the afternoon and were able to build a huge…
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Our meadow

Our meadow

Our meadow continues to evolve over the years. This year we tried replanting the central section with Yellow Rattle in an attempt to reduce the grasses in the meadow – but with limited success. In any event, it’s looking great overall, in particular the wild chicory (pale blue flowers) which…
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Green Flag Award winner 2017/18!

Green Flag Award winner 2017/18!

We’re so happy to have won the coveted Green Flag Award for the fourth consecutive year, for 2017/18! The award recognises Nursery Row Park as a well-managed, clean and safe park. We know we have more work to do, but it is great that our hard-working volunteers have had their hard work recognised and it…
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Keys

We have keys, lost at Farm in the Park. If they might be yours, please get in touch nurseryrow@gmail.com.

2017/18 Annual General Meeting – March 27

We have our AGM on Monday March 27th 7 to 8pm at 67 Balfour Street SE17 1PL Elections for Chair, Secretary and Treasurer (candidates welcomed! Please get in touch) and we’ll then celebrate our tenth year with drinks and nibbles.

Activities in 2017

Activities coming up in 2017 are set out in our new 2017 programme, updated to reflect our new event date 23rd September for our autumn celebration with apples, apple juice, haystack building and scything demonstration – not to mention crafts and magic!                …
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Our elder tree

Our elder tree

We were pleased to work with the residents of Park View apartments to prune our lovely elder tree today. The aim was to reduce the size of the tree, but to make sure that the tree continues to be a superb source of food for Nursery Row Park’s bird and insect life….
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