Tag Archives: butterflies

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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Now we wait…

We have done a job in the area where the community bench is. Aaron, Marcus and myself finished off our work in this area. Last year we put up bird-boxes and feeder stations. We have planted trees and now we … Continue reading

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Mini Wildflower Meadow

Me, Marcus, Kerrie and Ruby made it today. We have got the meadow seed mix and it was nice to split the session into ripping out bramble roots and seeding the area. The seeds are from a farm in Alcester, … Continue reading

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Mini Wildflower Meadow

Today I got there on time!! A miracle, some might say.. lol I thought it might be worth adding the back story to what we are doing. I ran the idea of removing scrub and replacing it with a wildflower … Continue reading

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Wildflower Meadow Creation

OMG, today was a killer… We went over the cleared ground on one side of our mini-meadow to remove all the bramble roots. Our choice of weapon was the mattock, which is like a pickaxe but with a flat edge … Continue reading

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