Get Set for Blossom Day W4 This Sunday

Hear about the history of the cherry trees on Staveley Road and around the world

Cherry trees on Staveley Road. Picture: Jon Perry


Staveley Road Marks National Tree Week

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This Sunday (11 April) is Blossom Day W4 and the annual cherry tree festival is going ahead in a virtual format.

Proceedings start at 3pm with and introduction from the Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Tony Louki on YouTube and live input from local residents.

Everyone is invited to hear about the history of the cherry trees on Staveley Road, to learn how local residents are looking after them for future generations and see how cherry blossom is celebrated around the world.

There will be songs from local band, BGM. Please join us online at.

The Haiku and Poem Competition has proven to be a great success again this year with over 50 entries. The closing date has now passed and judging is underway with the results to be announced on Blossom Day.

This Saturday (10 April) saw a very popular Haiku workshop being held.

Over the last 18 months local residents have looked after the avenue of Prunus Kanzan trees, watering when necessary and regularly tidying the tree pits. The number of trees has been increased by eight to 99 over the course of the year.

To join Blossom Day live click here.

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April 10, 2021


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