Avondale Park is a small park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, between Walmer and Sirdar Roads. It has a mix of formal gardens, sports facilities and lawns. Notably, it is home to what is believed to be Britain’s first floral lawn.
Avondale Park is one of the borough?s Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation, and was designated for its value to local biodiversity.?The parks wildlife area recently underwent a biodiversity makeover with the help of volunteers giving the area a much needed enhancement.?The improvements included a new path, planting of a native hedge, restoration of an old bog garden, planting of native woodland bulbs, and fruit trees which will give the area a burst of colour in spring.
With an aim to improve biodiversity in the park,?a grass-free lawn has been created at Avondale Park.?Made?entirely of flowers, both native and non-native species, and a range of cultivars have been used to create an amazing patchwork of colour, nectar, pollen and scent.