When the station gardening team at Lewes Rail Station asked if we could help them with a bug hotel to go on one of the platforms, it was our pleasure to assist. Our bug hotels are made out of upcycled wooden bee hives and come complete with a living roof. The result? A cosy house […]
When we were approached by London Northwestern Railway to breathe life into the brick-built planters of Watford Junction Rail Station, we couldn’t wait to get started. A joint project with the station, we worked alongside staff and volunteers to prep the planters then filled them with fresh soil and compost and planted them with hundreds […]
In addition to the double-sided 17m street art mural we created along the footbridge crossing the railway line, our team of gardeners planted up scrub land along the edge of the platform with bee-friendly plants.
When a school student contacted us about installing a planter at the local rail station, how could we refuse? There is now a team of keen station staff members who will looking after the plants. And more planters are to follow!
Working in collaboration with the Elmstead Woods Station Garden Club and Community Rail Network plus station manager Steve, we installed this planter on Platform 4. Filled with Russian Sage, Cape Daisies, Campanula, Rosemary, Safe and Asters, it is sure to create quite the buzz!
Sudbury Town Station is an iconic building in North West London, opened in 1903. The station was built with extensive brick planters and flower beds. These had all been neglected for decades. Thanks to support from Transport for London and a generous donation of manure from Frith Manor Equestrian Centre, the Bee Friendly Trust was […]
Our Essex team of gardeners have been busy clearing out this overgrown bed enabling pre-existing pollinator-friendly plants to thrive and flourish.
We installed two planters at this single-track railway station in Frome – one of the oldest railway stations still in operation in Britain. We also commissioned local artist Natasha Clutterbuck, who uses natural materials such as muds and vegetable dyes as her paint palette, to create a bee-friendly mural in the waiting room. See our […]
Upper Holloway in North London is on the London Overground line. The recently refurbished station had new beds created by the building work. We are hard at work transforming these. One is already sown with wild flowers. Another has fruit bushes planted in it. A third is being planted up as a rosemary meadow. And […]
Adding to our popular TFL-led cluster of bee-friendly projects at London underground stations, our team breathed new life into a neglected station-long planter.