We 💚 Barrow Castle!

We 💚 Barrow Castle!

Wow what a day we had at Barrow Castle yesterday! Despite a terrible forecast and very heavy rain towards the end, around 60 volunteers turned up. They planted 650 native hedgerow whips, creating 167m of new hedgerow.

These, added to the hundreds of trees we and others planted there before, are joining two pieces of woodland to create a vital wildlife corridor.

We were a bit worried about this task, as it's a challenging site being on a steep slope, with long grass and very stony ground. However, it really is true - Many Hands Make Light Work 💪😌🌳🌳🌳🐶🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳🐸🌳🌳🌳

We would like to take the opportunity to thanks Andrew, Peter and all at Barrow Castle for commissioning and supporting us to plant this hedgerow, as well as all the volunteers who worked so tirelessly on the day. We'll be back when the weather hots up, to top up the mulch so these saplings have a chance to outcompete the grass etc.

If you know a landowner who might be interested in trees being planted and looked after by a team of expert-led volunteers, send them in our direction.

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