Category Archives: Street Trees and Plants

Leaf blowers outside Rosewood House in VG

A few weeks ago I highlighted the noise and pollution nuisance caused by Wednesday morning leaf blowing sessions on the pavement outside Rosewood House. Since then I received a response from a resident of Rosewood House, saying that Lambeth will … Continue reading

Posted in Local crime and anti-social behaviour incidents, Street Trees and Plants

Leaf blowers in VG – more pollution than a car!

Every Wednesday morning come rain come shine, a dull, continuous droning sound, sometimes roaring to a crescendo is slowly moving along the pavements outside Rosewood House and Pippin Court opposite my house. Glancing out of my window, I observe a … Continue reading

Posted in Local news, Street Trees and Plants

Non-toxic weed treatment to be trialled here Friday 18 May

We are very fortunate.  Lambeth Council have kindly continued their support of our community weeding initiatives and agreed to our request to look at an alternative solution to Glyphosate.  Following a visit in November by Weeding Tech to our neighbourhood … Continue reading

Posted in Street Trees and Plants

Another tree in VG bites the dust

In March I reported that a mature tree had just been felled in VG for no good reason. However, I consoled myself with the thought that although I would miss its beautiful canopy that was part of a line of … Continue reading

Posted in Street Trees and Plants, Uncategorized

VG mature tree felled by Metropolitan

It was outside the VG/BS Conservation Area, what we don’t know is whether it was protected by a Tree Protection Order (TPO). About two weeks ago looking out of my bedroom window I noticed a tree surgeon’s van in VG … Continue reading

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Map of Every Tree in London

A map has been produced of every tree in London, including tree species. This can be viewed via: https://maps.london.gov.uk/trees/

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Local weeding efforts in South London Press

This link will take you to an article which appeared in South London Press last Friday 3rd Nov –  to the front page above which are arrows which turn the pages with sound effects too!!.  The article is on page … Continue reading

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