Tag Archives: wildlife

Back on that huge learning curve!!!

We learnt this last couple of weeks that out-of-the-way benches and other nice things like food for the birds, nesting boxes, bug hotels, etc, etc, just don’t mix. Wooden benches can be repaired, and bird feeders can be replaced. That … Continue reading

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Sunshine, lollipops and rainbows…

It’s not always sunshine, lollipops and rainbows. Sometimes we have to seriously question what dragged us out in the driving rain and cold. The first thing was an urgent bench repair. And we litter picked the whole path. We have … Continue reading

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What’s in it for you?

Where does your money go if you become a Patron… £1 a month is a 20% share in a bird nesting box. £2 a month is a 25% share of a 4kg bag of peanuts for the birds. £3 a … Continue reading

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Bluebells

This week was the one where we had to do what I have been putting off for ages. I have tried to convince myself that the bluebells around the bridleway bridge are some sort of hybrid and will probably be … Continue reading

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First Attempt at Bug Hotel

What is going on with the weather!!! We seem to be forever waiting for those warm spring mornings and a flush of wildflowers. Slowly things are turning green, but taking time to do so. There is white blackthorn blossom, purple … Continue reading

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Weekender Plus

We had our weekender where youngsters can get some of their Duke of Edinburgh Award volunteer hours under their belts. We did a bit more clearing of ivy, seeding with a wildflower mix, and litter picking. The wildflower seed mix … Continue reading

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Oh Dear…

Oh dear… It looks like we’ve created a naughty bench for misbehaving Cawstoners!! But actually, it’s a view to sit at and absolutely adore. I love it and always have done. Here is our YouTube of the view. I hope … Continue reading

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Another day up the ladder…

We have eight bird nesting boxes up on the section south of the birdfeeder clearing. Two are rescue boxes that have been attacked by woodpeckers, and six are new boxes. They are high up and all face a north to … Continue reading

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Reschedule

Waiting for the metal plates to go on the front of the nesting boxes around The Bear pub. They have been despatched but no sign of them so we had to reschedule. The plates have a 28mm hole and the … Continue reading

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Thank You Patrons

Our generous Patrons are making a lot happen on the path at the moment. The big things are the new bird nesting boxes, the new bird feeders and food for the feeders, the stain for the benches, wildflower seeds that … Continue reading

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