The first Volunteering Day of the year at Burnside. It was a bright, cool day – ideal for knocking down disused sheds, clearing over-grown patches, and just generally tidying up. And lots of people there to help.
Early morning on the site, warm sun streaming, and hardly a soul around. All was good with the world!
The first Burnside Volunteering Day of the summer. Lots of tidying and clearing at Burnside – all done by a large group of volunteers. It was a lovely day, if perhaps, a little warm.
Repairs have been made to the Ancaster Way gate and the area just inside it has been overhauled. To prevent this area becoming boggy due to rainwater draining off Ancaster Way, a dished channel has been formed at the threshold and the water drained to a soakaway. In addition, an area of the adjacent plot […]
Four half plots have recently been cleared ready for letting. A lot of metal and other debris has been removed and some trees have had to be cut down. Many thanks are due to the Burnside site managers and willing volunteers for a lot of hard graft.
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.
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.
The Burnside orchard has been establishing itself for a couple of years, so time for an update.