Tag Archives: Kennels Lane Meadow

Kennels Lane Meadow gets a Haircut!

On Tuesday 5th of September, our volunteers joined Bobbie and me at Kennels Lane Meadow for a spot of maintenance work. The aim of the day was to enhance the grassland habitat on the site. Continue reading

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Felling Fun at Kennels Lane Meadow

Yesterday the volunteers, accompanied by Stuart, Jenny and myself, went to Kennels Lane Meadow for a day of felling and chipping in the sunshine. There was pleanty of felling to be done and the chance to take on some trickier … Continue reading

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Biodiversity given a boost at Kennels Lane Meadow

On Tuesday the volunteers, Jenny and I descended on Kennels Lane Meadow in Farnborough. We’ve been managing this SSSI (site of scientific interest), which lies on the NW margin of Southwood Woodland for 5 years. Since the SSSI designation is … Continue reading

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Chainsaws and chipper at Kennels Lane Meadow

Today volunteers Chris and Mike joined Mark, Laura and I to tackle the larger invasive willows at Kennels Lane Meadow near Southwood. We have been hay-cutting and removing invasive scrub from this meadow for a few years, and it’s great … Continue reading

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Students Spot Lizard and Galling Oak

Down at Kennel’s Lane Meadow SSSI last week I was joined by three of our new students; Adam, Alan and Oscar. Together we hay-cut the meadow and spotted some interesting wildlife; a common lizard and strange shaped growths on a oak … Continue reading

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Scrub clearing on a October sunny day

We had a great day’s clearing invasive scrub at Kennels Lane Meadows, near Southwood this Tuesday, a task organised and run by Dannie (ex-student) on her last day at BVCP. A very successful day opening up the meadow and pushing … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous help at Kennels Lane Meadow

Last week 10 volunteers from the Blooming Marvellous Gardening Project came along to help out at Kennels Lane Meadow, in west Southwood. It’s great to work with this supported adult volunteer group, as they aim to empower their volunteers. The … Continue reading

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