Today was a really busy and active day at Top Meadow garden. We planted lots more primrose and forget me nots. We then moved to the ravine to check on the pond life there and found a variety of pond insects, to add to our flora and fauna catalogue. We […]
We saw new plants and new faces this week in Top Meadow Garden, planting meadowsweet, babbingtons leek and willowherb. We also got out our bug hunting kits and looked at lots of bugs while we were doing so (and found plenty of worms!).
We planted mroe wild strawberries today in the top meadow garden and decided upon laying a new path through one of the beds as the children were naturally drawn to cross the beds at this point. We made a few of our own pots using paper and pot shapers and […]
It was a busy and productive day this wek on ten acres in top meadow garden where we planted some wild strawberries, forget me nots and primroses into the first flower bed section. We then used some of the felled logs from the woodland side to create a hibernaculum alongside […]
This week we looked at sticker books and had a go at planting some seeds to nuture until they are ready for the garden. We planted sorrel, lambs lettuce, good king henry and rocket. Meanwhile the digging team got to work creating a big circle to map out the middle […]
We were back in top meadow garden today in ten acres and it was a beautiful sunny day! We had a picnic mat out, some tasty snacks and we read a beautiful book together in the sunshine. There was lots of woodland play and adventures and the older kids managed […]
This week we started work with the volunteers on top meadow garden. Felipe worked hard to clear bramble roots with a mattock while the toddlers got stuck into a muddy hole, which became an excellent game of “stuck” and then became an imaginary island! The kids dug for Clay and […]