A bed of lavender. It might not look like much right now and wait and watch – this will soon be a hive of activity (excuse the pun). Thanks to TfL for letting this happen.
This bed was incredibly overgrown when our gardening team were called in by TfL to its rescue. They carefully cut back dominating plants to give everything room to thrive and added in more pollinator-friendly flowers for seasonal forage.
The Yards & The Bees was a series of bold art installations celebrating urban bees at The Yards Covent Garden, in London. After the exhibition came to a close, three of the four artworks were generously donated to the Bee Friendly Trust and now find themselves at three of our bee-friendly projects. ‘Urban Ecosystem’ by […]
Following on from the success of our lockdown wildlife garden project, we are pleased to be supported by the Mayor of London and the Grow Back Greener Fund for a third phase of nature planting at Coram’s Fields. The space includes: An orchard of mature mulberry, apple and almond trees – abandoned for decades but […]
Coram’s Fields is a children’s charity that serves as a safe place for all children to play, as well as offering an after school and holiday programme and youth centre for 13-29-year-olds, in the heart of London. On the opposite side of the site to our current wildlife garden, an area of neglected space was […]
We have worked with Paddington Arts youth project in West London to bring back bees to their roof and start up a bee club. The bees are thriving!
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 […]
We have worked with the Royal Docks Adventure, a youth project in London Docklands, to install an apiary of two hives on their roof. The youth club is situated immediately opposite London City Airport and provides a wide range of water sports activities for the local community. The hives are part of a new greening and […]