Little jobs and path cutting

Monday, October 8th 2018

Countless little jobs that keep the Reserve up and running have been carried out today, from events and school bookings, to reports and infrastructure inspections.

Of more interest, and considerably more blog-worthy, has been the work carried out by Imogen to keep paths open and clear of vegetation.

One of the paths in need of cutting is affectionately known as Dog-Daisy Avenue, due to the wonderful display of Ox-Eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) that line the path and put on quite a show in late Jun, July and August.

As with any meadow, ride or wildflower patch, removing cut vegetation is highly important as it acts to reduce the fertility of the soil and the proclivity of competitive grass species to take over, giving wildflowers like the Ox-Eye Daisy as chance to shine.


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