Cherries & Cherry Plums

The Meadows is most famous for the avenues of cherry blossom. There must be hundreds of thousands of pics online.

Wild Flowers in Spring

Alongside the plantings, there are of course some wildflower weeds. The Council couldn't kill them all if it tried, and its Living Landscape policy is now to let some areas grow free: they're good for wildlife.


Four new pine trees have arrived in the park: two Austrian and two Scots.

Birds in Spring

'See if our chicks aren't home by sundown, this time I'm just going to leave the key under the nest.'