Meet Our Wild Neighbours – Resident Horticulturalist Pop Up

Join horticulturalist Sue Jeffries as she inspires the local community to connect with local trees, wildflowers & wildlife, enhance your wellbeing and be part of improving biodiversity and habitats in our Audley Space, one of our Blackburn spaces that houses the Homegrown/Homespun project, our garden club and more!

See the full horticultural programme and dates below:

Wednesday 29th May 9.30am-12.30pm, Wildlife and Flower Survey – Identify flowers and trees, mark up different wildlife habitat areas on a map and discuss which plants we need to introduce to improve the wildlife habitats on the site.

Wednesday 5th June 9.30am-12.30pm, Biodiversity Seed Sewing – Sow a range of wildflower seeds in sunny, shady, wet and dry areas of the space, and learn more about different wildflower species.

Wednesday 12th June 9.30am-12.30pm, Biodiversity Planting – Plant small trees, shrubs and perennials to increase biodiversity, and learn more about the different plant species.

Wednesday 19th June 9.30am-12.30pm, Making Nature Identifiable – Create labels to animate and provide information for the local community with wood and natural materials, whilst setting up an i-Naturalist Project. 

Participants can park on St Paul’s Church carpark, free parking is NOT available on Jans car park. We’re also now encouraging visitors to access the Audley site through the woodland entrance on the main road (Higher Audley St).