The Horniman Museum and Gardens has appointed a new head of horticulture who plans to create a micro-forest alongside the South Circular Road.
Errol Fernandes has joined the museum from Kenwood House in Hampstead, north London the place he was a senior gardener.
He brings with him a eager curiosity in ecological and sustainable gardening and a inventive strategy to modern horticulture and design.
The Horniman Museum
The new micro-forest will consist of 90 bushes and tons of of crops, which is able to act as a inexperienced display screen, shielding the Horniman Gardens from site visitors fumes and noise air pollution.
Mr Fernandes mentioned: “I’m excited to get to know the Horniman Gardens and put my expertise and expertise to good use.
“In explicit I’m trying ahead to furthering the hyperlinks between the gardens and the museum collections, and championing sustainable and ecological gardening practices, in addition to serving to to make the Horniman Museum and Gardens much more accessible to the broader South London group.”
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