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Benches part 2

Second week of a bit of TLC for our benches. We tightened the nuts and screws on the picnic benches and carried on with staining them. Actually managed to remember a before and after picture this week! We have the … Continue reading

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Litter picked and snipped

It felt like we were never going to get to the end of our litter picking and snipping back sessions over the last few months. But we eventually got to the little triangle of light at the end. Everything is … Continue reading

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Weekend Workday

We have our young adults with autism workshop, on Wednesday 4th March – more about this later. We had Matt, Tom, Mick, Marcus and myself on our weekender and we carried on chopping back the ground-ivy. It’s a tough job … Continue reading

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New and Improved Bench

If I have to lug another 20kg bag of post-fix down the path, I will not be responsible for my actions… lol But we got there, and the new and improved benches have longer legs so are a little bit … Continue reading

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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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Seek and you will find…

The wildflower plant ID app (Seek) that David from Sustrans told us about is really coming into its own. The purists might say that we are cheating and should be scouring books and ID guides, but a lot of what I … Continue reading

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It’s a Balancing Act

Trying to balance and spin all the plates on the greenway is tough… A bit like life in general I guess, with so many things pulling at you for time and attention. With the path, it could just be a … 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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Visit from The Hulk

Marvel must have sent Hulk because everything has turned green! He left the nettle-pulling for the rest of us superheroes, in the form of Howard, Marcus, Wayne and myself… Thanks – Hulk! We set up camp at bench #2, the … Continue reading

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