Category: Gardens

  • Our new Noticeboard

    Our new Noticeboard

    We are pleased to be able to announce we have a new noticeboard now in place between Palmeira Square and Adelaide Crescent (near the communal bins).

  • Next Garden Clean and Clear – 14th April

    Next Garden Clean and Clear – 14th April

    The next clean and tidy event will take place on SUNDAY 14th April from 10am until about noon ( tea and biscuits and chat at the end).

  • Next Garden Clean and Clear – 9th March

    Next Garden Clean and Clear – 9th March

    The next clean and tidy event will take place on SATURDAY 9 March from 10am until about noon ( tea and biscuits and chat at the end). The Friends committee is delighted that Annie Mendelow and Andrea Martin completed the Leadership course for Garden Volunteers last week run by the City Council so that we…

  • New Footpaths for Adelaide

    New Footpaths for Adelaide

    Following much discussion and effort between FOPA, the council garden team and the local councillors over many months, we have had some much needed progress. As you may have seen the footpaths in Adelaide which had become very distressed and dangerous are being renewed. Along with this, work on the drainage for the ‘Adelaide pond’…

  • Garden Clean and Clear

    Garden Clean and Clear

    The Garden Clean and Clear last Sunday 4th Feb had a great turnout of volunteers including some of our new residents and their first time helping… As always lots of work was done and its a great way to meet your neighbours too. Many thanks to Andrea and Annie for serving some tea and cake…

  • Pocket Parks galore

    Pocket Parks galore

    Article by Hove Civic Society, St Aubyns: Plans for a pocket park at the southern end of St Aubyns retain the strong support of councillors and it is hoped there will be some funding to help make this a reality in 2024.

  • Recycle your Christmas tree

    Recycle your Christmas tree

    Real Christmas trees are totally recyclable. As Christmas comes to a close and we take all our decorations down please don’t forget to dispose of your tree responsibly. There are many ways your real Christmas tree can be recycled and reused.

  • Lighting of the Annual Christmas Tree at the Floral Clock, Palmeira Square

    Lighting of the Annual Christmas Tree at the Floral Clock, Palmeira Square

    Lighting of the Annual Christmas Tree at the Floral Clock, Palmeira Square on the 24th November 2023 at 4.15pm. The Mayor of Brighton and Hove Councillor Jackie O’Quinn will be switching on the Christmas tree lights.

  • Britain in Bloom – Level 3 Award

    Britain in Bloom – Level 3 Award

    Congratulations and thanks to all our community gardens and helpers. We have been awarded a level 3 by the Royal Horticultural Society.

  • New Machines to Help with Weeding

    New Machines to Help with Weeding

    Brighton and Hove City Council are reviewing how they maintain pavements across the city and have recently trialled new machinery to help with weeding. This includes mechanical sweepers, weed rippers and specialist strimmers with weed ripping brushes. Councillor Tim Rowkins and Councillor Theresa Fowler recently met with members of the Cityclean team to inspect the…