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Wangari Maathai Day Celebrations at City Park

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On Saturday 2nd March, The Green Belt Movement (GBM) spearheaded a clean-up and tree-planting session at City Park to commemorate the annual Wangari Maathai Day (WMD). It started with a clean-up activity that collected a lorry-full of trash and thereafter a ceremonial tree planting at the section of the park adjacent to Limuru Road. Some […]

City Park Maze Rehabilitation with Kenya Horticultural Society

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On Wednesday 20th February, members of Kenya Horticultural Society  (KHS) undertook a very different monthly activity, by assembling at City Park to assist with rehabilitation of the Kei Apple maze. 6 eager members of KHS, were joined by county staff and Friends of City Park, to form a group of 20 volunteers. Katy Barnes of […]

Shrub, Succulents and flower planting at City Park’s Reclaimed Entrance Section – Wednesday 21st 9am-12noon

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Dr. Najma Dharani coordinated the planting once more and Dr. Mark Nicholson (Brackenhurst Botanic Garden, Limuru) brought in 134 rare and indigenous shrubs and did the tree labelling. Vishy Talwar, of the Flowered Earth Ltd & Vice-Chair of the Kenya Horticulture Society donated 30 red or pink Pentas lanceolata while Sheela Shah of the Really Useful Landscape Company […]

Tree Planting and Beautification of Reclaimed Section at City Park Entrance

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County staff reclaimed land at the entrance of City Park and invited Friends of City Park to partner with them about what to plant in the area. FoCP consulted experts and the consensus was to create a model indigenous forest of indigenous trees, shrubs, grass with a verge of wildflowers to attract butterflies. Luckily FoCP […]