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Picnic Area

Our new picnic area is starting to shape-up. In my mind’s eye, I can see exactly how this area needs to look.   To get wildflowers to grow we need plenty of sunshine. The bench also needs to be in sunshine, … Continue reading

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We Promised and We Delivered…

We wanted to steer people away from the almost sheer drop, down the side of the Potsford Dam bridge, and instead have a far safer exit point onto Trussell Way. Whilst we had an idea of trying to incorporate the … Continue reading

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Last Summer Workday

It was the last summer workday in 2019, and also, probably the last time that we will go beyond Potsford Dam. The reason for this is because Sustrans are putting in an off-road cycle path from Potsford Dam to Leamington, … Continue reading

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Winter Project

Today, Marcus, Reece and myself just scoped out what we need to do over the winter to get the reed-bed and the wildflower meadow working together around bench #4. Here is a screen-grab of the area. The red oval is … Continue reading

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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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And finally…

….it’s starting to come good. We have reds, blues, pinks, yellows, whites, and purples in our mini-meadow, and a fantastic backdrop in the distance. All this colour will be the annuals in the seed-mix with the perennials taking over in … Continue reading

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Weekender

Great turn-out for our weekend workday. Tom, Victoria, Tim, Marcus, Aaron and Paul made it to the steps down to the reservoir and we cracked on with replacing the steps that had come loose – which was most of them, … Continue reading

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