The hedge, next to the Hornsey Park Surgery in Hornsey Park Road, contains Hawthorn, Crab Apple, Field Maple, Common Dogwood, Blackthorn and Dog Rose, and, as well as being colourful in late summer, will encourage wildlife to our area. The plants were bought by residents through the Hornsey Park Community Garden Project, with support of local businesses in nearby Clarendon Road. Our thanks go to them and all who help on the day.
The Community Garden Project meets at 10am on the first Saturday of each month. Please do join us, to share ideas on what the Project could do next to help improve our area, or to join in.
Life on Hornsey Park Road has been plagued with problems including noise, pollution and crumbling pavements, on top of this there appears to be a lack of strategic vision for the future. Council Leader Peray Ahmet and a few of her fellow councillors came to discuss the issues with our representatives.
Eight of us got out before the rain last Saturday. We cut back a lot of growth at the Lavender Garden ready for winter. Most of what we cleared has now gone down for composting. By John Miles
The loss of trees is becoming an issue locally. The wonderful false acacia at the junction of Mayes Road and Coburg Road was removed because it ‘had a fungus’ - just in time for the planning application to build on the petrol station site beside it.
Photo: The gardening team – John. Ben, Polly and John – out on a Saturday morning
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