Monthly Diary

2017

October 2017

the badger bridge gets some more tlc

 

Work continues along the coastal path, and the well known badger bridge gets a thorough tidy up

 

 

After scything the Wain’s Hill rampart slope the arisings are left to dry for a few days, then raked off and left as habitat piles to rot down in the woodland below. Remaining nettles are pulled by hand. A curiously grown yew tree adds interest to the slope.

2nd October – we’re all out a-mowing!

September 2017

An old petrol mower is useful for keeping small semi-formal areas tidy

The formal path from Church Hill to Salthouse Fields and carpark weeded and swept

Late summer scything starts on Church Hill on a slope too steep for tractor mowing. The arisings are left to dry for 3 days and then raked off and left as habitat piles in the scrub. The formal path from Church Hill to Salthouse Fields and carpark weeded and swept.

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