Clearing Himalayan Balsam
Meadow Cutting - Aug 2016
Thinning out heavily overplanted areas (starts Feb 2017)
Planning the cut.
Thanks to the Richmond Fellowship for all their hard work
In just 8 years some trees have grown well over 20ft in height.
Clearing up the cut wood. Feb 2017
Opening up the views. Feb 2017
Allowing much needed light onto the pond. Feb 2017
More light onto footpaths reduces mud and improves grass. Feb 2017
Another week and more excellent work by the Fellowship and HMSM volunteers.
Brushwood laid along the banks to prevent erosion and provide protection
Opening up the views from Constable Way and allowing sunlight onto the meadow paths
The end result - Feb 20th 2017
A bitter late winter - March snowstorm 2018
Redwings fly in to feed from local gardens, March 2018
Last year's clearance programme provides more light and views across the pond. Aug 2018
The new season's growth has been spectacular. Aug 2018
The River Nadder borders the meadow.
The unusually hot summer is accompanied by early fruiting, Aug 2018