2021 started off with the group meeting up at the beginning of the year but were forced to stop all group activity. So individuals are now working on separate projects within our 2021 plan.

Raised Beds. These are in the process of being removed and the ground flattened so brand new versions can be constructed on the site. We have big plans ahead in this area working within the community – watch this space for news.

New wildlife pond

The ground has been prepared to take a full pond which will encourage amphibians, native UK plants and a thriving invertebrate population along the margins of the access road alongside the balancing pond. Stages one and Two are below with a short description.

Marking out the extend and digging down
Stage two of the wildlife pond

The Allotments are being made ready for the coming spring.

Establishing a defined path and border, ensures the difference between an unwanted crop and produce in the spring.

Ensuring new growth in the spring along the wooded hedgerows and pond borders.

In the winter, opening up the spaces in between the individual trees ensures that light gets in at ground level. Easier for smaller plants to populate these areas later in the growing season.

Making the path margins in the spinney safer by playing in revetments to keep the woodchip in place.

The First of many revetments to go along the spinney walk.

And we have our usual friends keeping us company!

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