Category Archives: green issues

A Little Bit of Paradise

How lucky we are to have this outside space. There’s such beauty in the spring flowers flourishing in our grass and beyond. the bees and butterflies enjoy them too so we contributing to biodiversity and greening the city as well … Continue reading

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If it’s green, it’s a lawn

Of the many reasons not to cut the lawn down to within a millimetre of its life, this little pansy, currently flourishing among the various plants (some of them are even grass) that make up our lawn, takes the prize.

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And Then It Was Gone

Today the cherry tree was cut down. It was both sad and exhilarating to see, and three AC residents lined up to watch as Tom and Chris, with moral support from the very lovely Caspar, did the deed. I took … Continue reading

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Fox Holes

Why, you may be asking yourself, have our local foxes suddenly developed such a mania for archaeology? The grassy areas of the garden are full of little and not so little inspection trenches.     The answer lies in the … Continue reading

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Compost Conduct for the Good of the Planet (and Abbey Court)

There have been some concerns recently about the way some residents are using our compost bins. I suspect I am not the only person to remove household rubbish, slices of bread and other cooked food that has been left there. … Continue reading

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Growing the Garden

There’s a grow bag in the garden as yet unplanted. I am not sure everyone knows that it is for anyone who wants to plant something in it. Ricardo, Isabella and I have already started growing herbs, courgettes, tomatoes, chilli … Continue reading

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Do you use the garden now?

That’s the first question on the questionnaire, and even something as simple has caused some people to ask for clarification about what is meant by ‘use’. So maybe it should read How do you use the garden now? For some … Continue reading

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