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Daily Exercise

We are allowed to take our daily exercise on the greenway and do small tasks like a litter pick or snipping back. Only two people at a time and social distancing must be observed. Today we just snipped back a … Continue reading

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Another Solo Workday

This week was just a bit of “light touch” maintenance. Actually staining one of the picnic benches. I will give it another coat and do the underside, on my next visit. It was a good time to enjoy the path. … Continue reading

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Missing in Action

It was a cold day in March when we lost two of our rakes. Someone had hidden them somewhere “safe” and then couldn’t find them! Today I remembered where I had put them… Welcome back, rakes. It was me, Mick, … Continue reading

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A Long Walk….

I had a job on in Woodlands, close to Sainsbury’s, on Wednesday morning so I gave myself a good 25 minutes to walk from that to the greenway – 45 minutes later I got there, totally knackered – and no … 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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How Many Blokes to Move a Bench?

I don’t think any of us had our Weetabix this morning… Moving the bench was such an effort! There it is… Just a few miles away!! Chris, Marcus, Aaron and Paul made the trip down to the end of our … Continue reading

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Life Goes On…

We are ahead of our winter schedule, which is probably a first in all of the ten years that we have been doing the greenway. Marcus, Chris, Aaron, Kerrie, Mick and myself made it today and seeded the last three … Continue reading

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Life on the Hedge

A cracking turn-out with Marcus, Reece, Aaron, Kerrie and myself armed and ready to tackle our hedge challenge. Supplies were plentiful with gingerbread men, fudge and coffee on offer throughout the morning. I don’t think we quite got to the … Continue reading

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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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Squirrels 2-0 Harty

I felt like a man with a plan today – how wrong I was.. I made what I thought would be effective baffles to keep the squirrels off our feeders. I was so pleased with the outcome. So thinking that … Continue reading

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