Tag Archives: Hay cutting

Tongham in Bloom

As we prepare for the arrival of the judges from Guildford in Bloom, nine of the volunteers from Tongham Wood Improvement Group (TWIG) met up for the July task. Great thanks goes to the BVCP, who on Friday took their … Continue reading

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Like Finding a Flower in a Haystack

Last week saw the commencement of our annual hay cut. First off, the three meadows over at Swan Lake Park. One of the biggest reasons we deploy this practice every year is to improve the diversity of the wildflower population on … Continue reading

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Machine fun on the Cove Brook

Chris and Steven got stuck into playing with hay-making machines on Thursday at Covebrook. We were working on the brook just south of Cove Road, near the Southwood Pavilion to promote wildflowers such as meadow sweet. The meadow was cut … Continue reading

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