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Into the spring … 31st March

We had a great work day on Sunday 13th January with fifteen volunteers working up on Brighton Greenway, picking litter, cutting back the vegetation by the ‘tool’ fence overlooking Boston Street and cutting back on the Isetta strip. Our next … Continue reading

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New year …

Our first work day of 2019 … today SUNDAY 13th January 12 – 3pm 2019. We’ll be on Brighton Greenway doing the usual maintenance things: litter picking, sweeping up leaves, cutting back overgrown vegetation and generally trying to give a … Continue reading

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Cancelling today’s session – 2nd December

Who knows what the weather will actually do today? The forecasts have changed several times in the last 24 hours. Heavy rain was starting in the afternoon; now it is starting at 11am and may have cleared by the early … Continue reading

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Our ‘Grow Wild’ seed story

Growing wldflowers is not as easy as you think … when thistles, dock leaf and nettles decide to colonise your planting area. These are big brutish plants and while all of them have wildlife value, they’re not exactly er … … Continue reading

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Summertime 2018

It’s been an extraordinarily hot summer in Brighton with temperatures in June and July soaring to the high 20s and even over 30C. As I came down the New England Rd embankment steps today, a passer-by recognised the respite provided … Continue reading

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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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