Greener Henley Invite You Garden & Nature Events in May

Greener Henley are hosting a series of events in May including some that are part of the Chelsea Fringe in Henley.

They are encouraging residents to support No Mow May by leaving your lawn mower in your shed or garage and get out a deck chair and enjoy the insects in your garden.  At the end of the month join the Every Flower Counts survey of flowers growing in your lawn.  See

Tuesday 17 May 7.30pm

Greener Henley’s monthly meeting at the Kings Arms Barn is a Garden Special.  Talks by three local gardeners on the No Dig Method, Gardening for Wildlife and Growing Vegetables in small spaces followed by Q and A session.  Come along and find out how easy it is to be an eco-friendly gardener.  For details see and to book a free seat.

Tuesday 24 May 10.30am

As part of Chelsea Fringe Henley, Greener Henley’s wild flower expert Sally Rankin will lead a Riverside Wildflower Walk at Mill Meadows.  The Wildlife group have been maintaining this beautiful conservation area under licence from Henley Town Council since 1995.  Meet at Mill Lane car park.  For details contact or book a place through

Friday 27 May 8.45am

Therapeutic Landscapes for healing and inspiration a Greener Henley walk as part of Chelsea Fringe.  An early one this – meet at 8.45 a.m. for start at 9 a.m. for a walk exploring the Harpsden Valley led by Greener Henley member Isabelle Brough who will guide us away from the rushed pace of daily life for a gentle slow-paced walk to soothe our nervous systems and relax our bodies as we explore the landscape and soundscape together.  For details and to book see

Saturday 28 May 10.30 am
Pockets of Green you may never have seen a Chelsea Fringe circular walk led by Greener Henley members.  Starting at the ‘Top Shops’, Greys Road we will guide you to three of the lesser known green spaces we help to maintain.  This family friendly walk is open to everyone, for details please see or contact

Monday 30 May 6.30pm
Greener Henley Swifts Support Group May Swifts Walk. Meet in the Market Place, Henley to hopefully admire the swifts display overhead prior to splitting into smaller groups to cover the various parts of the town to watch and log swift activity in their known nesting sites.  Anyone welcome to join us but please contact