Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thrashing Back Nettles

Today reminded me of how hard life must of been, pre-industrial revolution. Manually thrashing back the nettles soon brought out blisters and made my arms ache. How people did it in fields to harvest crops from dawn to dusk makes … Continue reading

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Visit from Sustrans

Ed, Bernie and Lisa from Sustrans, the charity that looks after the greenway, joined us today, along with Mike from Butterfly Conservation. They seemed quite happy with our work and agreed to help create a habitat for Small Blue butterflies … Continue reading

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Man v. Nettles

Phil and myself today and we tackled a couple of tree branches that had come down over the last week of windy weather, and the dreaded nettles. We used the ‘weed whip’ and cleared a lot of nettles back off … Continue reading

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It’s Working!

Three of us on the greenway today. A general tidy and litter-pick on the section between the new underpass and the picnic clearing. Surprisingly there was not a lot of litter at all. Thank-you everyone who has made a conscious … Continue reading

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