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It’s not just flooding!

It’s great to see the London Fire Brigade highlighting how paved front garden contribute to flooding, at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. But paving causes lots of other problems as well and makes the impacts of climate change worse.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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We need hedges! But what sort?

Hedges make urban life better in many ways. But many are being torn out as front gardens are lost to parking. Christine Eborall finds out why hedges should not be overlooked and points to the right type of hedge for you.

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Transformation in Twickenham

Lockdown walks made Nancy realise how many of the front gardens in her Twickenham neighbourhood were dreary and depressing. So she decided to do something about hers.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Bees need front gardens!

Bees, butterflies, moths, flies, wasps and beetles – the many pollinating insects – are vital for our gardens to grow.

They also more than help to produce food worldwide. But urbanisation and intensive farming are causing dramatic declines in pollinator numbers.

The good news is that our humble gardens, including front gardens, are a real help in counteracting this by being brilliant feeding stations for bees and other pollinating insects.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Front Gardens on the Frontline

Will good government policies for cleaner cars have unintended consequences and lead to the loss of more front gardens? Christine Eborall of the Ealing Front Gardens Project explores.


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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Britain’s Vanishing Front Gardens: Are We Letting the Most Local Of All Green Spaces Disappear?

When people talk about how green their area is, they often mention parks and green spaces but not domestic front gardens, even though these can make up more of an area’s green space than parks.

Christine Eborall and Paul de Zylva explore the consequences of Britain’s disappearing front gardens and offer some creative ways to keep them and their multi-purpose role intact.

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by National Park City Foundation & Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Save unloved gardens with garden-sharing

Gardening boosts our health and well-being but what if you can’t garden or don’t have one? Lend and Tend are here to help.

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A New Threat - Electric Vehicles

We think electric vehicles will cause even more front gardens to disappear.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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