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Life Goes On…

We are ahead of our winter schedule, which is probably a first in all of the ten years that we have been doing the greenway. Marcus, Chris, Aaron, Kerrie, Mick and myself made it today and seeded the last three … Continue reading

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Life on the Hedge

A cracking turn-out with Marcus, Reece, Aaron, Kerrie and myself armed and ready to tackle our hedge challenge. Supplies were plentiful with gingerbread men, fudge and coffee on offer throughout the morning. I don’t think we quite got to the … Continue reading

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Record Bench Build

It was only a matter of time until the professional bench-builders hit the trail. I would say that this one took Aaron and myself about 45 minutes to build… Ahem, sorry, did someone say, 1 hour and 45 mins? Only … Continue reading

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Visit from the mothership

Great to be joined by David from Sustrans, today. David brought gifts, in the form of cookies and our much needed Lady’s Bedstraw and Hedge Bedstraw seeds. We now have enough seeds to really encourage our Bloody-nosed Beetle population along … Continue reading

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Green Time v. Screen Time

Oh, the irony, sitting here at a screen extolling the virtues of getting away from a screen and replacing it with a bit of green time! It was Marcus and myself again today and we finished the scrub clearance in … Continue reading

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Lots to do and running out of time

Marcus and myself today. Just to recap, we want a bird-feeder clearing with a mini-wildflower meadow. We have this and just need to let the meadow grow. We want a clearing focussed on bees and other pollinators. We also want … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Change of Plan…

We are having to adapt slightly to fit in with the rest of the clearing season and get the most that we can, with as little effort as possible. With this in mind, we are going to focus most of … Continue reading

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