Category Archives: Site management
The Green is looking very leafy and welcoming at the moment. Wrens are active on the site and Yellow Flag irises in flower on the pond. The Friends next workday is on Saturday 8th June, from 10.30-1.30 Please feel free … Continue reading
The Friends will be holding their monthly work day this weekend. All welcome, please bring your own gloves if you have them. Meet at 10.30 by the main notice board, Albion Villas Road entrance. We normally finish by 1.30. We … Continue reading
Why not come along to one of our Saturday morning workdays? Have a walk around this lovely small open space, and help to keep it looking good. Volunteers meet on the second Saturday of the month from 10.30 to 2pm. … Continue reading
Interesting article in last Saturday’s Financial Times: How to save parks and other urban green spaces As it says: while urban parks lubricate property prices and local business, they struggle to make a penny for their own futures.
After last night’s storm, it doesn’t look as if the old pond, whose liner has been punctured by dogs, actually needs replacing (But of course it does!)
Dear Friends, here are some of the creatures that dwell in our many nettle and bramble patches. Leaf beetles, Jersey Tiger Moth, Large Skipper and gatekeeper butterflies are a few that depend on the blossom and leaf cover. Birds and … Continue reading
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.
Just some photo I took following our volunteers day this month, showing both how lovely the green is looking with the primroses coming out but also the hard work which needs doing, digging out brambles clearing litter and removing the … Continue reading