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Trees of Harringay: Pairs of Pears on Green Lanes

Just a week after the pink (and pinky white) blossom of the cherry trees, the white froth of ornamental pear trees is erupting along Green…

Started by Liz

0 Mar 20

Trees of Harringay: A pair of little magnolias at the bottom of Cavendish

At this time of year, I like to keep my eyes open for the first magnolia buds. Magnolias are such strange and beautiful trees. It's curious…

Started by Liz

0 Feb 29

Susan Hill on Street Trees

Susan Hill talks about the value of street trees in cities "…London or other city streets - Oxford and Norwich are good examples - lined wi…

Started by Liz

1 May 20, 2023
Reply by John Leeming

The Silver Wattle in Pemberton Road is in blossom #hanami

The beautiful Silver Wattle (Acacia dealbata) in Pemberton Road by the Harringay Passage is in blossom and it is wonderful.

Started by Liz

4 Feb 20, 2023
Reply by Elaine W

New Wightman Road Trees Need Our Help

It's the first day of summer and the new trees just planted on Wightman are already stressed. If only they could have been planted next sea…

Started by Nick G-T

15 Oct 22, 2019
Reply by Nick G-T

Urban Trees: Masters of Survival

Lovely little animation about Hamburg (in English) about the value that street trees bring to our towns and cities. "They are the green hea…

Started by Liz

0 Jun 6, 2019

In praise of magnificent and ancient magnolia trees

In flower at the moment, and dotted about Harringay as street trees, is the other worldly and beautiful magnolia tree. One of the most anci…

Started by Liz

3 Mar 15, 2019
Reply by Charlotte

The winter flowering cherry of Seymour Road

I've always been a little puzzled by one tree in Seymour Road that seemed to come into blossom in the middle of winter. Was this a sign of…

Started by Liz

2 Nov 16, 2018
Reply by Lucy Dunn

Goodbye Rowan tree

Taken down from outside our house this morning. The poor thing was on its last legs - a strong gust of wind and it would have been flat out…

Started by Michael Anderson

10 Nov 9, 2018
Reply by hhnrau

Give street trees some space

A new study by Columbia University has concluded that, if we want trees to do their "job" properly, we need to give them some space. It see…

Started by Liz

2 Jan 26, 2018
Reply by Peter Corley



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