Here is Jonathan’s message:
There’ll be a volunteer session at Fairfield Orchard, Fauna and Flora this
Saturday morning, October 13th, starting at 10.00am and finishing at
This week’s To Do list looks a bit like…
1. The channel and ponds in our Upper Sowerholme reed bed need clearing of
encroaching vegetation to ensure some clear water. This is very much a
wellington boot job, indeed we have two pairs of waders available (size 8
and 9) if anyone wants to really take the plunge. This will also involve
the replanting of any phragmites reeds moved out of the channel into the
2. We have recently opened up an area of Flora Field as a wildflower patch
using a digger to remove the turf. We are now ready to plant out donated
teasel plants and to sow a suitable seed mix.
3. If we complete the above tasks we can move on to hedge trimming.
And that’s it for now,