Tag Archives: wildflowers

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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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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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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Benches part 1

This week and next is all about the benches. We stained six so far and next week we will tighten up the joints on the picnic-style ones and give them another coat on the top surfaces. We also put down … 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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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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