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Green Spaces Project of the Month

May 2003 - Roots and Shoots - The Vauxhall Centre, London

Contact: Linda Philips, Scheme Manager,
The Vauxhall Centre, Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London SE11 6DN
Tel 020 7587 1131

Roots and Shoots is one of the founder members of the Black Environment Network, having joined forces with other projects in London in the mid eighties to encourage ethnic participation in the environment. It is unusual in that it's a multi-use space, providing training facilities for disadvantaged young people; educational resources for schools; a garden centre for local residents; and of course it provides essential habitats for innumerable species of wildlife, such as foxes, newts, dragonflies and bees. The main features at Roots and Shoots are a plant nursery and a wildlife garden complete with apple tree walk, pond, wild flower meadow and paradise corner. The garden aims to provide a haven for wildlife in the heart of London and to make that haven accessible to all.



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