Ever wondered what happens on the allotment when no-one is around? Andy K and friends from Burnside captured some really interesting images of the animals which reclaim the undergrowth on Burnside when there is no-one around to disturb them. Watch the deer playing cards with the fox, and the badger having a crafty ciggie behind […]
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Ever wondered what happens on your site after lights out? Andy from Burnside did and captured some great over-night images of wildlife enjoying the space and the fruits of your labour.
Joan from Burnside and Suzy from Vinery have been taking some piccies around and about, including a special one which Suzy took of the pink moon in early April.
The day after coronavirus caused the closure of all pubs, clubs, etc…, it is reassuring to know that life goes on. John from Burnside demonstrated that he was ready for anything – seemingly mainly surfing.
Barry South writes: To John Keats, autumn was the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”. He wrote the well known Ode to Autumn in September, now more of a summer month due to global warming. On my allotment plot autumn is marked by the re-appearance of a crop that remains hidden below ground all summer […]
Jonathan Shanklin of the Cambridge Natural History Society took a group of interested people round Vinery to do some species spotting. The flora and fauna below are the mainly non-cultivated species they found.
Joan Bullock-Anderson writes: Here’s an update on my 2019 efforts to grow slightly more unusual things on the plot, with a few photographs of the results. First of all, edamame beans (soybeans). These originate from southeast Asia. The pods are hairy and can be cooked whole then shelled for the tender green bean inside. They […]
The Burnside orchard has been establishing itself for a couple of years, so time for an update.
A look around Burnside at the start of summer 2019.
The ever popular plant swap was back again in 2019, with more plants and varieties than ever before.