Author Archives: Bruno

Bio-Diversity in our Brambles and Nettles

Dear Friends, here are some of the creatures that dwell in our many nettle and bramble patches. Leaf beetles, Jersey ┬áTiger Moth, Large Skipper and gatekeeper butterflies are a few that depend on the blossom and leaf cover. Birds and … Continue reading

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Art Installations on Albion Millennium Green

Above: Nest by Nathalie Hauwelle and Participants including Holy Trinity School at Little Ecological Arts Festival (LEAF), May 2013. Click here for a video showing the construction of the nest. The photo above also shows the amazing path restoration begun … Continue reading

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Spring Bloom on Albion Millennium Green

Cowslip, Hawthorn and Lilac, Primrose, English Bluebells, Pear┬áBlossom,        

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Work Day on Albion Millennium Green 9th May 2015

Seven volunteers dug out some blackberry and lined more pathway with logs, hoping to encourage stag beetles. Thanks to all who helped. The next work day is on Saturday 13th June.

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Wood Chip Pile is Dispersed Around the Green

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Wild Things On The Green

Saturday 10th May. Work Day. Hemlock cleared from around Damson’s and Plums. One Sycamore branch removed. Some Bind-weed clearance. Nettles and Brambles buzzing with insects: Shield Bugs, Dragonfly, Butterflies. Attendance at work day: 1, but hey, everyone needs a holiday. … Continue reading

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Spring Blossom on The Green’s Fruit Trees

Pear and Apple Blossom

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Newt in the Pond of Albion Millennium Green

Video of Newt by Bruno Roubicek Also showing growing tadpoles and water fleas. There area lot of water fleas but research suggests these are a good food source for tadpoles and newts and don’t pose a risk to either.

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Big Dig Day

  BIG DIG DAY Saturday 22nd May 2014 Planted: 400 English Bluebell bulbs 30 Hazel whips 5 Teazel plants Thanks to Grow Mayow Community Garden for the Teazel and Hazel, (and materials for the Notice Board). Thanks to Robert Bertram … Continue reading

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More Tadpoles Hatch – Video

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