Category: Garden Society

  • The Elm

    As many of you will have seen, the beautiful elm tree that used to be such a feature on the crescent green in Rossendale Way was fatally damaged during the high winds last Friday afternoon (21 August 2020) and now is no more.A tree surgeon was called out, arrived about 6pm, assessed the tree as […]

  • Beauty in our midst

    Even in these dark days of Coronavirus there are still reasons to feel uplifted right on our doorsteps. Resident and volunteer Ed Lee has been busy improving the gardening areas for everyone to enjoy. Hoses have been replaced where necessary and made secure to prevent trip hazards, as well as to provide ease of use. […]

  • Landscape Hacked

  • Elm Village Wildlife Survey 2018

    EVTRA wishes to monitor and keep a record of environmental observations and changes.  We therefore invite all residents to report things of interest which they see. We are thinking of: animals, birds, insects, butterflies, trees, shrubs. flowers and plants. Just send us a message through the website. If you want to share photos of wildlife […]

  • Bees in Elm Village allotments by the canal

    Beekeeping in Elm Village allotments began in 2014 using start-up funding provided by Pfp. Two colonies of Buckfast bees, known for their quiet natures, were purchased from Fragile Plant. Peter McGinty and Helene Fawcett looked after the hives for the first couple of years, Helene having attended a self-funded course, Urban Beekeeping, run by Brian […]

  • Elm Village Landscaping Report

  • Plants

    An Elm Village resident has some plants available they wish to move from their garden. These include an Elder and foxgloves. If interested contact us through the contact form.

  • Camley St Natural Park Survey – your opinions valued

    London Wildlife Trust are currently consulting on plans for a new visitor centre and programme of learning activities at Camley Street Natural Park. We’d love to hear the views of Elm Village residents.

  • Pride movie based on Evtra’s Mike Jackson

    Many residents know Mike Jackson who was formerly with Camden Garden Centre. Many of you will not know, however, that Mike is a Hollywood A-lister. Just released in the cinemas now is a movie that’s based on Mike’s life as a gay activist. The film is called Pride and stars Imelda Staunton and Bill Nighy. Mike […]

  • Village is a buzzin’

    If you attended the Big Lunch, you’ll no doubt have noticed the bee hives at the top of the allotments. The Elm Village bees have now arrived. EVTRA volunteers and staff from Camden Garden Centre helped get them get settled in place. The bees were kept in their temporary hives and then moved into their permanent […]