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Complementary Colours

It was like nature had put out the bunting to welcome Reece, Marcus and myself back to Berrybanks, a rather appealing purple and yellow theme, and the butterflies loved it too. An attractive mixture of St. John’s Wort and Tufted … Continue reading

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Coffee and Biscuits is the Way Forward

What a difference a coffee, a biscuit, and a natter can make… I don’t remember where the flask was foraged from, but the cups cost £4.50. In terms of value and use, I would probably say that is £4.50 very … Continue reading

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How Many Blokes to Move a Bench?

I don’t think any of us had our Weetabix this morning… Moving the bench was such an effort! There it is… Just a few miles away!! Chris, Marcus, Aaron and Paul made the trip down to the end of our … 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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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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Two workdays rolled into one

A lady walked past today and suggested that we had been working all night, because we were here yesterday as well, and she had seen us. I found myself agreeing and saying “I wish”. The greenway is such a nice … Continue reading

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