Supporting community horticulture
in Waltham Forest

Forest Flora showcases horticultural events and volunteering opportunities across the London Borough of Waltham Forest

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Up The Garden Path

At this time of unprecedented restriction, never has it been more important to be in contact with nature, to enjoy being outdoors and take regular exercise. From this coming weekend — 30th May 2020 — Forest Flora leads you “Up The Garden Path” to enjoy gardens cared for by our community across Waltham Forest. We ask that you please observe the latest Government Guidelines on Social distancing and respect for others' safety.

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Help transform Waltham Forest by volunteering your time and skills. Find horticultural volunteering opportunities across the borough.

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If your community project is in Waltham Forest and needs help, you can list details on Forest Flora for free.

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What's on

Forest Flora showcases horticultural locations and events across the borough of Waltham Forest. Many events are free and open to everyone.

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Do you know of a horticultural event in Waltham Forest? Get in touch and we will list it for free.

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The Forest Flora Journal shines a light on the Horticultural heroes of Waltham Forest and beyond

30th Jul 20

Urban Rewild

We all Know that our wildlife is in trouble. It is all too easy to feel a little overwhelmed by the environmental doom and gloom that bombards us daily. Mark from Forest Flora advocates an alternative view by reformed garden designer Mary Reynolds that shows us how to (mis)manage our gardens with nature in mind.

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21st Jul 20

Burials in Bloom

There is no doubt that Covid 19 had drastically altered how we engage with the world about us. While we have had an enforced disconnect from many of our friends family and neighbours, many of us have reconnected with nature in a big way. In the first of a series of articles looking at how Lockdown has changed the way we interact with the great outdoors, Tim Hewitt gives us insight into how graves in a local churchyard have offered a life line to many would-be gardeners...

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With the help of our sponsors, Forest Flora is helping communities across Waltham Forest come together to regenerate their under-utilised areas into green, social spaces. You can be part of this transformation by sponsoring projects, either through funding or supplying materials. Please contact us to find out more.