Category Archives: Bees

AGM & meadow walk

21 people gathered in the lovely surroundings of St Ethelwolds garden to hold our AGM. We accepted the accounts for 2015 – 2016, heard Cliff’s Review of the year, and brainstormed some possible ideas for the coming year.  The minutes are available on request from carbon.cutters@gmail.com    As the shadows lengthened we made our way to [...]

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AGM and Abbey Meadow walk

25 people gathered in the Hearth at St Ethelwolds House to hear about ACC’s successful year. Linda presented the accounts, Cliff gave the chairman’s report, and Peter Lefort explained the wonderful “infographic” produced by CAG to give a visual representation of what we have achieved this year: you can see it here: ACC 2015 (1) After [...]

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Local veg come to Abingdon – in THREE different ways!

Our own Edible Abingdon project on Abbey Meadow is starting to shape up, with herbs and peas already in  - do take a look! The St Nicolas church local produce market has restarted with the freshest veg in town (chard picked 1 hour ago!), fruit, eggs and beautiful plants. They trade between 11am and 1pm [...]

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Bees and their friends get a boost with new beds!

The pollinator-friendly “bee-beds” are back in action by the public loos on Abbey Meadows – and we now have two NEW beds, between the ice-cream kiosk and the river, which have been planted with pollinator-friendly perennials. Do take a look! For the names of the flowers, go to our “Bee-friendly flowers” page.      

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Wildflowers will soon bloom on Abbey Meadow

Carbon Cutters got together with other Abingdon residents on Saturday to sow wildflowers on Abbey Meadow under the expert guidance of Merton head gardener and Abingdon Carbon Cutter, Lucille Savin. Here is what we can expect to see over the next few years: Yarrow Common KnapweedWild CarrotField ScabiousOxeye DaisyBirdsfoot TrefoilRibwort PlantainCowslipSelfhealMeadow ButtercupRed CampionWild Red CloverTufted [...]

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