Streets In Bloom

A number of SRRA members have adopted trees near their homes and are planting flowering plants in the soil around them to improve the visual environment and discourage dog fouling and litter.

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 Please participate if you can, the more trees we can enhance the better.

Click here for more photos of plantings and here for a poster to download, print and display on your adopted tree.

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The tree above was planted in 2007 in memory of Brian Scott (1934-2005) who lived in Springfield Road for many years.

Update 12/07/2014

The Residents Association sub-group Streets in Bloom met for a second time on Saturday 12 July to progress ideas, having received the marvellous news of a Brighton Council financial grant of £500 toward its aims.

The group considered lots of ideas, but specific projects were agreed as worth pursuing, and these would be ‘worked up’ and recommended to the Committee as a whole. These include a ‘Starter Kit’ for planting around street trees comprising bulbs, compost and a green plastic enclosure girdle, a planter for the London Road Station cul-de-sac (similar to those on the platform on the other side), a bulb exchange and a volunteer network to help people get started.

If  you want to be involved and would like to be signed up to a free Starter Kit please email southdownrise@gmail.com.

Come on; get involved, we are intent on making our public spaces as attractive and welcoming as possible!

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