Category Archives: Plants

A Flash of Yellow

Yellow crocus are bringing cheer to the streetscape at a Barnard Park entrance on Copenhagen Street. You may have passed by the crocus patch. Our volunteers planted 1000 crocus and daffodils this winter as part of the ‘We are Cally’ … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Show Brings Cheer

  Spring is here. Even the pandemic can’t stop it! The border along Barnsbury Road in Barnard Park has been blooming since January. Perhaps it brightened up your day if you were passing by. There have been masses of snowdrops … Continue reading

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Good Vibe and Park Gardening

There’s been a silver lining to the Covid-19 lockdown in Barnard Park. It has brought many new people into the community green space. The children’s playground and the Adventure Playground are closed for the moment. But the main park is … Continue reading

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Spring Show in Barnard Park

Barnard Park planting has thrown off its woolly jumper early and really dazzled this spring. It’s been perfect weather for bulbs in areas tended by park volunteers livened up by yellow and blue flowers – a sure tonic for any gloomy … Continue reading

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Early Blooms Bring Park Alive

Spring has truly arrived in Barnard Park. Gardening is challenging in a large, open park. But judging from a bright display of bulbs and early spring flowers volunteer gardeners have definitely come up trumps this year with an impressive  display. Bright March … Continue reading

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Christmas Roses Bloom On

Softly defying the winter weather, bulbs planted by volunteers in Barnard Park could be seen this month adding splashes of colour to the cold and muddy landscape. Bright yellow daffodils and crocus give park users some hope that the weather … Continue reading

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Apples in the Playground

It may not be an orchard, but the playground in Barnard Park has a tree with lovely apples. Next to a wild yellow plum, the apple tree sits near the entrance of the playground on the corner of the Boxworth … Continue reading

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