Thanks to funding form the West Midlands Combined Authority via the Heart of England Community Foundation we are pleased to announce two FREE childrens storytelling events in Top Meadow Garden this year. Join us on 9th and 16th july at 1:30PM in top meadow garden on the woodland path in […]
This week we spent time on the Himalayan Balsam attacking the top meadow garden and river banks. Volunteers spent time pulling up each stem and snapping the roots, carefully laying them in existing patches to prevent any accidental spread. We also had a quick look at the muddy path which […]
We’ve been back down in TMG thanks to Love Brum this month working on a few more tree plantings and fruit bushes. We got some great plums in the ground and made headway on pushing back the sea of bramble to make more room for species. We’re planning a restorative […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
We had a super busy half term this week in Ten Acres with our two volunteering groups! First of all the families in top meadow garden laid down some membrane to supress the bramble roots around the apple tree and reclaim the area for the orchard. The kids loved helping […]