Category Archives: green issues

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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Bike Sheds and Film Makers

Interestingly, bike accommodation seems to be an issue with our near neighbours too. Residents in Fielding Street are hoping for council funding for three bike pods under the railway arches, and Sutherland Square is conducting a survey to find out … Continue reading

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Everyone Should Read This

This article from the Guardian brings home how serious climate change is. As residents at Abbey Court, we can contribute to stabilising the situation by using the recycling facilities correctly, conserving water, saving energy and creating a sustainable space that … Continue reading

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Spring Garden

The garden is lush. In a few short weeks it has shed its winter austerity and blossomed.

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