Author Archives: Sophie

Wildlife garden wins Silver Gilt

Silver Gilt award certificate from Islington in Bloom for Vert, the wildlife friendly sculpture in 2016

After redesigning the planting scheme this year in Vert, the wildlife friendly sculpture, we entered Islington in Bloom 2016. The judges from Islington Gardeners and Islington Council said this year’s entrants were of a very high standard so we were extremely happy to win a Silver Gilt award. Islington Gardeners include a wildlife group, if […]

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Neil Ayling’s Vert gets a 2016 makeover to get back to it’s roots

Vert, the green sculpture by Neil Ayling on Wharfdale Road N1 9UA, has been replanted to return to it’s original aim of being a lush, green vertical garden that is wildlife friendly and changes with the seasons. The original exotic, desert loving plants and been replaced with native, near native and naturalised species, each carefully […]

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Street tree maintenance day 19 Jan 2014

Back in November 2013 our trustee John Ashwell and voluntary Manager Sophie Talbot started planning a street tree maintenance day in which members of the community would be invited to work in pruning and sprucing up street trees in one section of King’s Cross. A few years ago John had fundraised to buy the vast […]

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