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Spring cleaning and planting

We had a good work session yesterday despite unpredictable April weather: lots of rubbish clearance and quite a bit of planting and renewing of our ‘ornamental beds’ around the central seating area. The lavenders, rosemaries and Verbena bonariensis which we thought … Continue reading

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The fickle weather

We’ve postponed our Action Day for Sunday 4th March to Sunday 18th March 12-3pm Just as we were preparing to get active for the new growing season, snow, ice and bitingly cold wind hit the UK. On Thursday 1st March, … Continue reading

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“The North wind doth blow …”

… and we shall have snow/And what will poor robin do then?”: so goes the rhyme I remember from childhood. With a fierce North wind blowing today, it was bitterly cold up on Brighton Greenway. By this time in the year, we’ve lost … Continue reading

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Some late wildflowers

                    The growing year has been a bit unpredictable this year. We had a very dry and warm spring, probably too dry for some of our wildflower seeds. Then we had … Continue reading

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Things have been happening …

… it’s just been hard keeping up. Friends of Brighton Greenway met in July and in August to clear litter, weed and tidy up different areas of Brighton Greenway. It’s been a bit of a strange growing year: very dry … Continue reading

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A day of surprises in June

Another lovely work day up on Brighton Greenway yesterday – full of surprises, human and floral. Somewhat to our surprise, our wildflower strip above Isetta Square is looking great, dotted with blood-red poppies, blue cornflowers, yellow corn marigolds and white daisies – all … Continue reading

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May workday

Our May workday last week was a beautiful sunny day – the kind to lift your spirits. And Brighton Greenway was looking fresh, green and pleasant. Most of our work focused on the ornamental beds around the central fossil bench. … Continue reading

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