We are pleased to announce that we have won £1000 funding from the Love Brum November vote! This will earn us 10 additional Top Meadow Garden sessions with coordinator Felipe Molina in Ten Acres and help us get some much needed additional fruit trees and bushes in in the coming […]
Spotted by Volunteers Kay & Steve (Logged December 2021) Tawny Owl information can be found here on the RSPB website. The tawny owl is nocturnal so it is often heard calling at night, but much less often seen. In the daytime, you may see one only if you disturb it […]
We’ve not had the means to update you recently – our sincerest apologies for this – but never fear work has been carrying on (with regular photo update son fota/suslife social medias. So here is the update of the work now the project is nearing it’s end. The garden as […]
We ahven’t updated in while so here is a big gallery of what we’ve been up to! Lots of balsam bashing, path clearance as the brambles sneak back in, painting, leaf prints with wax, blackberry eating and plums!
Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged June 2021 Epipactis Helleborine, common names – Broad Leaved Helleborine Family Orchid Status Common (AWVP) Ten Acres Habitation Appeared in mid 2021 after works to the canopy light and path restoration. Two single specimens found so far, one by the pathway just before the […]
Top meadow garden is now home to a small fairy village nestled on and around the hibernaculum using natural materials to decorate thier ‘gardens’ thanks to the kids of the top meadow gardening club! Can you spot them on your next trip out in ten acres ?
This week it was very rainy so we spent most of our time under the tarp in the woodland staying warm and dry. However, we did venture out to build a magical fairy door/house on top of the hibernaculum complete with its own little garden and decorations (courtesy of violet […]
Spotted by Volunteer Morgan on 11/06/2021. Lissotriton Vulgaris (Smooth Newt) Statistics Length: 7-11cmAverage lifespan: 6 years Conservation status Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981.
This weeks top meadow gardening club has EXCITING news! We went to look at the tadpoles in the hidden pond, the middle sized pond in the middle of ten acres wood. Here we captured a few tadpole and froglets and looked at the differences between them. While doing so, one […]
Common pipistrelle Scientific name: Pipistrellus Pipistrellus Location Confirmed near the Bewedly Road Entrance on either side of the river near the banks. Conservation status Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. European Protected Species under Annex IV of the European Habitats Directive. More information found here […]