As the two wildflower areas were not rotovated until May 13th it was necessary to organise an additional session on May 16th, when six of us raked the areas to a fine tilth and then sowed the seed. We should, hopefully, still get a colourful display from July onwards.
The grass was then...
Today saw one of our best turnouts to date with with 15 members attending. With such a good showing, we were able to complete the following jobs:
Litter picks on both reserves.
The daffodils on Thoresby Road side were dead-headed (to make the area look tidier but more importantly to stre...
10 members were at today's session and we were again lucky to have a sunny morning. Sadly the edging to the path which was replaced last month had been removed so first of all we had to cut new pieces of branches.
The jobs we completed today were:
Replacing the two sections of edging to the...
A good turnout of 13 members on a cold but dry morning. We had three specific jobs today. These were:
After 24 hours of continuous rain on the previous day it was a relief to see the sun out this morning.
We had a good turnout of 12 members and completed the following jobs:
Despite rain falling steadily we had ten hardy souls turn out for the traditional big new year clean up.
All areas of the two reserves were thoroughly checked and several bags of small item rubbish (cans, wrappers, bottles, carrier bags etc) were filled. There were also quite a few large items c...
After another very stormy week there was plenty to do and luckily we had 13 members today.
The Council had mown the wildflower areas in the last few weeks and even though the cutting machine collects most of the dead vegetation the Council had asked if we could rake these areas to remove the that...
On a real autumnal day with golden/yellow leaves cascading down, spectacular spider webs showing well with the early morning dew and the landscape obscured with fog this was an ideal day for working on the ridge. We had eight members today and we completed the following tasks:
We had a very good turnout with 13 members at today's working session and so were able to tackle a good variety of jobs. These were:
On a really sunny morning we had nine volunteers turn up.
We concentrated today on the Alexandrina Plantation reserve and completed the following:
The steps leading from Thoresby Road were cleared of debris and then swept. A step which had begun to rot was replaced. Nearly all these steps...