Tag Archives: wildflowers

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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Last workday until further notice…

Just managed to catch up with my emails and Sustrans are asking for no volunteering that involves social interaction. We can do stuff on an individual basis, but not together. Dave, Marcus and Paul made it this week and we … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung, right out of a railway carriage. It must have been a bumpy ride for the rest of the journey… Our great friend Andrew has made us five more bird-boxes. We have placed these between Berrybanks and where … 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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Well that is it for 2019

Reece, Aaron and myself did the last workday of the year. Just a little bit of reflection – I have made some mistakes (steps) which probably were just bad timing, and done some great stuff, like setting up a group … 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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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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Steps Issue

Unfortunately, we have had to have our new path temporarily closed. The issue is this – the developers, by law, have to protect any newts that might reside on the greenway. This means that they have to put up a … 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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