Pulling (and other pursuits)

Saturday, February 4th 2017

Today saw the February instalment of our Winter Worky Days. The weather was clear and relatively mild; this was just as well given that two brave souls spent the morning in waders pulling Phragmites out of the Scrapes!

Elsewhere, work continued on this year’s coppice block.

We also continued coppicing in the Hazel Avenue, which we started last month.

Bob and Ruth bagged bird food…

…and Ruth got new displays sorted for the Field Centre…

…accompanied by Bella.

And of course we were all fuelled through the day by the customary curry, tea and wonderful homemade cakes!

Thank you very much to all who helped today, lots of good progress was made. Do let us know if you would like to come for the next one on Saturday 4th March!

This was a guest blog by Peter B.


(1) Comments:

Glennis Walton responded on 4th Feb 2017 with...

Picture of Glennis Walton

Really sorry I missed the day….excellent blog and photos and illustrates what makes FGC such a vibrant community and group of friends.

 

Leave a Comment:







Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

The following question is designed to make sure you are a real person and helps us cut down on spam.
Your comments will appear here once an administrator has reviewed them.

How many months are there in one year? (2 character(s) required)


Back to Top

Recent Blog Posts:

And it’s going to get even colder…..

Posted 10th December 2017

Today has been mostly cold and grey, with a few spells of weak sunshine, but the predicted snow failed to materialise.  There were one or…

Read More

Warmer!

Posted 9th December 2017

No it is not warmer but I am writing this sitting in the warm, waiting for the snow to arrive!  I thought that it would…

Read More

Colder!

Posted 8th December 2017

At the start of the day, the cold had really set in.  No weather forecast was needed to feel that the wind was coming from…

Read More

Cold!

Posted 7th December 2017

For the last few days the birds have been flocking to the garden feeders.  Do they know that a cold spell is on its way? …

Read More
 
 
 

Sitemap | Accessibility Policy | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions |