Green roofs

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I recently attended a course for green roof construction at The Gardening Academy at Lamport ¬†Hall. The course was run by green roof gurus Dusty Gedge and John Little who have been designing and constructing green roofs since the mid nineties. Dusty recently presented WWFs challenge to create a Rooftop Rainforest on Sky TV and … Continue reading

Chimney Meadows & Meadow Farm

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A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet with Louise King, Estate Manager of Chimney Meadows and Lisa Lane, Upper Thames Living Landscape Manager for Berks, Bucks and Oxen Wildlife Trust (BBOWT). I was interested in talking to them about their work at Chimney Meadows, a former 250 hectare farm which BBOWT … Continue reading

Local gardeners helping wildlife

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At a time when the latest UK research indicates a 60% decline in studied wildlife species there is an urgent need for us all to get involved and help in some way. Many garden favourites are among the creatures shown to be in serious trouble such as starlings, toads, hedgehogs, some butterflies and ladybirds. There … Continue reading