Room to grow

Community Housing and Therapy
Natalie Scales from Community Housing and Therapy on the benefits of outdoor space for our mental health There is...

Going the whole hog

Hedgehog (credit David O'Driscoll)
Britain’s favourite mammal finds a home in Walthamstow, writes David O’Driscoll One day this summer we were sitting in...

A botanical mystery tour

Playwright Deborah Nash takes an unusual journey through the borough’s botanical history As we comb Walthamstow Marshes looking for...

Seeds from space

The International Space Station
Young scientists at a Walthamstow primary school are preparing to become space biologists by growing seeds that have orbited...

Growing festival launched

Hawkwood Nursery
Waltham Forest’s annual growing festival, Cultivate, kicks off on 5th March. Now in its third year, Cultivate has been...