Category Archives: Biodiversity Events

Volunteers sought for hedge laying in Brockwell Park

A group of volunteers planted 177 metres of mixed native hedging in 2004/05 as the first part of our Biodiversity Hedge to help enrich wildlife habitat in our park. We are now going to lay these original hedge saplings, which … Continue reading

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Doris’s garden

Norwood Lodge, by the Norwood Gate, was lived in by the head gardener’s wife (Doris) for a number of years. She was the last person to live there and she maintained the garden. The aim of the BPCP Biodiversity Group … Continue reading

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Norwood Lodge Cottage Garden

Norwood Lodge circa 1900’s.  It was lived in at the time by a park keeper and his wife. It is now a community centre for all the park’s stakeholder groups. The update and conversion were undertaken by the HLF in 2012 and … Continue reading

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Brockwell Park Playground Poppies

The second part of our contribution to Lambeth’s ‘green corridor’ is over by the Effra Early Learning Centre.  This year we completely dug over the 72 foot long patch and then sowed mainly poppies.  The installation shares a set of … Continue reading

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Brockwell Park Wildflower Slope 2013 to present

One of the highlights in the Brockwell Park calendar has recently become the brilliant lido wildlife slope. 2015 is the third summer in which the wild flowers have added a rural look to the lido front. Jason Cobb, Brixton Buzz, June 11, … Continue reading

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