Category Archives: Bees

The Perennial Bee Beds just got bigger!

The Vale Council were so pleased with our perennial bee beds last year, they have cleared an equal-sized space the other end of the same bed so we now have twice the area! A few weekends ago, 6 people planted 1060 bulbs in the new area! Watch out for a splendid display next Spring!  

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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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