The home site of the Round Hill Society, a community group of the residents of Round Hill in Brighton, England. The site contains information about the area, latest news and reflections on life in Round Hill.
Round Hill residents have been identifying plants growing on pavements and alongside walls to confer positive value on them. Many are beneficial to wildlife (e.g. bees and other insects).
in Roundhill Crescent and D'Aubigny Road *
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Not just weeds [The Guardian, Friday 1st May 2020] - Pavement chalking to draw attention to wild flowers and plants in urban areas. One survey of pavements in Sheffield found 183 different plants, another in Cambridge found 186 species on walls. A patch of nettles can be swamped with caterpillars. And bird’s-foot-trefoil, a not uncommon urban verge plant, is a food plant for more than 160 different invertebrates.
Also commonly found (pavements & walls)
[The following are mentioned and illustrated in The Guardian article]