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Wednesday, August 5th 2009

It has been a warm overcast and slightly rainy day here today. Nine volunteers turned up to do various tasks such as strimming, mowing, pruning, tidying, surveying and filling bird feeders.

The workshop news is that at last the windows are installed. You can see Harry working on the last one. The doors have arrived and are waiting to go in. Watch this space for more news!

Installing windows in the workshop

Andy and Jamie, the electricians also came to carry on in the workshop. Despite a power cut they managed to install all the sockets.

Andy and Jamie, the electricians

Ann surveyed the plants on site and found at least 79 plants in flower as of today. These include Marsh Cinquefoil, Hedge Bedstraw, Fairy Flax and Eyebright.


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