New tree planting in 24-25 & recently

The Council and its partners are looking at many ways of dealing with the effects of Climate Change and making the borough more resilient to its effects.

Planting Trees is one way of trying to reduce the carbon in the atmosphere.

Trees not only define our park landscape but also make our greenspaces more resilient to the effects of Climate Change, thus making Hounslow a healthier environment to live in.

Trees also provide increased food sources for insects, birds and mammals and humans; connectivity between the borough’s greenspaces; diversity within the boroughs tree species; improved landscapes & active land management; shade & cooling; and enjoyment of the natural world for residents and visitors.

Click any park to see what will be planted this planting season, and what has been planted in recent seasons.

Green Spaces: Planting in this and recent seasons
Aston Green, Rectory Estate
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Avenue Park
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Bedfont Close Open Space
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Bedfont Green
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Bedfont Lane Recreation Ground
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Bedfont Recreation Ground
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Boston Manor Park
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Brabazon Road Open Space
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Brabazon Road Open Space by road
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Brent Lea Recreation Ground
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Bridge House Gardens and Bridge House Pond
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Carville Hall North Park
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Chertsey Road Open Space
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Chester Road Recreation Ground
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Chiswick Back Common
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Church Road Allotments
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Farnell Road Open Space
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Feltham Park
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Gainsborough Gardens (Hounslow)
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Grantley Road Park
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Grosvenor Park
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Grovestile Waye Open Space
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Hanworth Park
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Harvard Hill Recreation Ground
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Hatton Cemetery
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Heston Park
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Hounslow Heath
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Inwood Park
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Isleworth Cemetery
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Jersey Gardens
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Lampton Park
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Lampton Park Covid Memorial
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Ludlow Nature Reserve and Ludlow Road Recreation Ground
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Midsummer Avenue Park
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Myrtle Avenue Playground
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Osterley Library
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Pevensey Road Nature Reserve
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Promenade Approach
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Promenade West
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Rectory Meadow
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Redlees Park
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Silverhall Nature Park
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South Road Open Space
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Southville Road Youth Centre
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Stamford Brook Common
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St. Dunstan's Park
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St Nicholas Church Burial Ground
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Stoneywall Open Space
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Sutton Lane Allotments
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Thornbury Playing fields
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Turnham Green
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Waye Avenue Open Space
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Wesley Avenue Playground
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Whitton Dene / Duke of Northumberland River open land
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Wyke Green
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May 2024
Bird Cherry is our Tree of the Month

One of the last cherries to flower is bird cherry, a tree native to the UK, although not the south east of England. Despite that, it thrives in urban areas all over the country including in London where it can be seen very frequently.

Unlike the flowering cherries that make such an impression earlier in the spring bird cherry flowers in May and also unlike thos ornamental trees, it holds its flowers in spikes. These white flower spikes point in all directions, appearing to cover the canopy with hundreds of ice creams!

Bird cherries are also distinguished from other Prunus species by their smooth grey bark which does not have the horizontal slits – or lenticels – which are so conspicuous on other species in this genus.

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