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!
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.