Wood Street South Gardening Club

Wood Street South Gardening Club

A voluntary group, our aim is to enhance our local environment through introducing flowers & plants where ever we can in our communal areas

We did it!

On 6th Jul 2017 we successfully raised £770 of £750 target with 15 supporters in 28 days

New stretch target

We will keep on gardening! Build tree pit beds in more and more surrounding streets. Build more large communal beds in appropriate filter areas...add hanging baskets to lamp post.  Continue to clean up and repaint lamp posts, railings, electricity boxes.  We will just keep on going!

WSSGC began at the end of last year.  Inspired by the Mini-Holland scheme introduced in Waltham Forest to reduce traffic in our residential streets, we asked the LBWF to put flower beds in to the filter at the top of Barrett Road E17. These we filled with good soil and planted. It is now a fabulous communal area and gives so much joy to all the residents in the surrounding streets.  We are continuing our efforts by building tree pits around all the trees in these streets and filling them with wonderful plants, so far an amazing array of herbs and complimentary flowers which are admired and used by so many on a daily basis. On the 25th June we are having our next big gardening day event and want to build and plant another 15 beds in Barrett Road and the remaing 6 in Brookfield Avenue. To this end we need to raise £750  (or more to do more!) to cover our costs. Please donate and/or do come along and give a hand and enjoy the day...there will be tea and cake!

You can learn more about us and our work by visiting our Facebook page: Wood Street South Gardening Club .  Thankyou!

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