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Wildflowers

If you are wondering what a wildflower meadow looks like – here is one we made earlier… This is at Berrybanks, and Linda and myself spent a couple of hours puling up nettles. This area was dense scrubby habitat a … Continue reading

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Our first bloody-nosed beetle sighting

The bloody-nosed beetle is a bit of a rarity in Warwickshire. Luckily we have a thriving colony. Sadie, Linda, Louise and myself put on our wildlife superhero outfits today and got down to the path with the intention of clearing … Continue reading

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Nicely dodged the thunderstorms

Our workday was nicely wedged between two thunderstorms, and you could feel the heavy air as we worked, boy was it humid. Four wildlife warriors made it today. Mick W, Arron, Mick D and myself. Our first job was to … Continue reading

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Workday and a bit of a plan.

We had a training session last Saturday with Sustrans. I updated the facebook page and will just pull that update onto here because it forms the main thrust of our winter work schedule. “Sow new seeds on the banks where … Continue reading

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Wildflower Meadow

Great day to be outside and a nice and relaxed workday. Marcus, Mick, Aaron and myself were certainly enjoying the sunshine. It was important to get our wildflower beds watered and keep the bird-feeders topped up. Plenty to do. Aaron … Continue reading

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Wildflower Seeds

Today didn’t really go to plan. After watching scores of youtube clips on how to sow our seeds, I really thought it would be easy. They sure make it look easy. But no, it was pouring with rain and had … Continue reading

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Our wild strawberry has got, err, a bit wild..

Great day today with Marcus, Linda, Mick and myself. We raked off the banks at Berrybanks and created habitat piles for all sorts of insects and small mammals. It’s all about building nooks and crannies for insects to burrow in … Continue reading

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