Blackthorn Time Again!

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th November 2018

Regular readers of our Blogs will recognise that our work is cyclical with the same sites appearing each season and with similar work being undertaken. For us volunteers such visits mark the progress of the year and enable us to see the fruits of our labours from previous seasons. Swardeston Common is a good case since we visit here throughout the year working on different sections – the meadows in the Summer and woodlands in the Autumn and Winter. Continue reading Blackthorn Time Again!

Annual Haircut for Meadow Completed

Thursday 16th& 23rd & Friday 24th August 2018

“Making hay while the sun shines” was the strapline for our Blog for August 2017 when we last cut back the meadow at Swardeston Common. The weather this year has been a bit mixed with a very hot day for our first cutting session at the end of July and then two rather wet days in August followed by an overcast day for our final session. Continue reading Annual Haircut for Meadow Completed