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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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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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Feeling summer is over

Marcus and myself made it this week. We topped up the bird-feeders and then headed south just snipping back any bramble growing across the path, and picking up any litter. We got to the Potsford Dam bridge so a lot … 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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First Marbled White Butterfly Spotted

It is probably not something to shake the world, but to me it is a great find. I spotted a marbled white butterfly for the first time on the greenway. Lovely to see something new. Four of us today, Linda, … Continue reading

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Our wild strawberry has got, err, a bit wild..

Great day today with Marcus, Linda, Mick and myself. We raked off the banks at Berrybanks and created habitat piles for all sorts of insects and small mammals. It’s all about building nooks and crannies for insects to burrow in … Continue reading

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