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Open Orchard Project Upcoming greening Events

Spring is here and Open Orchard has a number of new greening projects coming up. Everyone is invited to turn up and get involved.
Herb Garden @ Bzz Garage
Turning a section of the garden on Rothschild Street into a community herb garden, with thanks to plant donations from Secret Garden in Crystal Palace. Come help prep and plant and mulch, with the option of a cafe visit afterwards!
When: Sunday 24 March 2024; 10:00am - 12noon
Where: Rothschild Street, SE27 0DQ
Spring Bulb Walk
Come to admire the bulbs at Windsor Grove Orchard, and then grab a coffee afterwards to meet local people.
When: Sunday 24 March 2024; 12noon
Where: Windsor Grove Orchard (off Norwood High Street) SE27 9LX
De-paved Beds on Norwood Road
Open Orchard Project will be taking over the maintenance of the de-paved beds along Norwood Road. The support of local volunteers is needed to help plant and look after them, helping to bring some vibrant nature to West Norwood high street.
When: Reach out to share your interest and the project lead will get in touch. Email: openorchard.westnorwood@gmail.com
Kwik Fit
Greening up the empty beds in the Kwik Fit car park. Filling these beds with pollinator-friendly plants will add towards the already green area around the bus garage, providing local insects and birds with more food and habitats, and adding towards green highways.
When: Join the regular volunteer day on Sundays at 10:00am - 12noon at Rothschild Street, or send an email to be informed of when work at Kwik Fit will be undertaken.
Remember, you can volunteer as often or as little as you want, and you don't need gardening experience.
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