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Hedge Laying with Storm Gareth

The problem with Google is that there are plenty of examples of how to make a hedge or even regain control of an overgrown hedge, but when it comes to turning an unruly line of trees into a hedge, it … Continue reading

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Who Let The Dogs Out!

Urgh! Here goes… A confession. I have a massive phobia of dogs! People say, oh you don’t like dogs, then? It is not that I don’t like them, I am just very scared of them. But after someone told me … 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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Wildflower Meadow Creation

Day two of our wildflower meadow work and we got another 12 mtr by 4 mtr block cleared. Marcus did most of the clearing work and Mick started digging up bramble roots.   Looking up and down from the picnic … Continue reading

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Back on the hedgehog trail

Lovely day on the greenway today. We had Debbie from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust helping us to do some hedgehog monitoring. Food is placed in the middle and non-toxic ink either side of the food. The nocturnal hedgehogs are regognised by … 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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