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This is our MEGA wildflower clearing

This is the big one! Kinda the centre of what we are trying to create. All of this has to go. We need to rake off as much of the cuttings as possible and pile them up out of the … Continue reading

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This is where the magic is made

Normally muggins here is too quick to get going so forgets to take before and after photos. Today I remembered. This is our biggest wildflower clearing and we need to get rid of all the plants now that the seeds … Continue reading

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We Have Merchandise

It is true – we have merchandise that is 100% exclusive to Cawston Greenway and if you enjoy the path you can buy a little memento. So far we have a fridge magnet. I will sort out the shop part … Continue reading

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A New Way To Support Us

We haven’t done any fund-raising for a while and looking in the Cawston Greenway petty-cash tin, all I can see is a few random pennies and a button that popped off my trousers after the first lockdown!! We have teamed … Continue reading

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More Work on the Wildflower Clearing

Bit of a shaky video of our new clearing. I have a ton of poppy seeds to sow, along with a lot of other locally-sourced wildflower seeds. Mick, Marcus and me today and it was hard, hard work, which is … Continue reading

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All About the Violet

We used to have loads of Common Dog Violets in this area. Unfortunately, we have let the ivy get out of control and it has stopped just about everything else growing. It’s a lot harder to get the stuff up … Continue reading

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It feels like, another workday – another bench…

The aim is to get a bench in every 500 meters or so. It just gives people the chance to sit down and enjoy the surroundings. The benches are designed to be quite short because we don’t want groups of … Continue reading

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More Benches

What a day!! Humping 20kg bags of postfix down a slippy and muddy path is no fun… But Marcus, Reece and myself persevered to make a new bench area around a small pond. We are putting them in too deep, … Continue reading

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Putting our mark on the Earth

Well, we did that alright. To plant a tree for the next generation or two to enjoy, is a good thing. Kerrie, David, Marcus and Paul planted about 55 tree saplings. It is pretty cool to think about how we … Continue reading

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Taking Green to the Extreme!

We have been keeping this path clear, open and as a nice nature-walk for about ten years now. We have had a lot of people pass through, joining work parties for a few weeks, a few months, a few years, … Continue reading

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