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Preparation for Hedge Planting at Widley Gardens

On Sunday 11th October we cleared the ground ready to plant another section of hedge on the edge of the woodland next to Widley Gardens.   We left some small trees (mainly hawthorn with some dogwood, blackthorn and holly) that were … Continue reading

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Lockdown Photos

If you see any interesting trees during your daily exercise, please send us a photo.  info@pawara.co.uk

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Coronovirus

In line with advice from the Government, we have cancelled all work parties until further notice. We may have some additional litter picks when it will be easy to stay at least six feet apart in the open air. For … Continue reading

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Litter Pick in Purbrook

This morning eight volunteers collected 27 bags of litter, taking care to  practice social distancing.  We started at the junction of Purbrook Heath Road with Newlands Lane and worked our way to the London Road, clearing both sides of Purbrook … Continue reading

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Hedge Planting at Widley Gardens

In January, PAWARA Environment Group planted another hedge in Purbrook.  This time it was on the edge of a small wood at Widley Gardens.  A mixture of hawthorn, blackthorn, dogwood and hazel was planted in three rows with alternating hazel … Continue reading

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Hedge Planting in Purbrook

In December PAWARA Environment Group planted hedging on the corner of Purbrook Gardens.  The site had been neglected and overgrown for several years and had started to be used for dumping.  Two work parties in the spring and summer dug … Continue reading

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Purbrook Gardens

The ground has been prepared ready for hedge planting next month. Photos:  Terry Smith

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Grass Cutting at Privett Road

          This morning we cut the grass around the trees at Privett Road to give the wild flowers a chance to flourish. The badger is back and has excavated a large heap of sand from a … Continue reading

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Litter Pick in Johnston’s Coppice

The litter pick went ahead yesterday, despite the rain. There had been a record number of likes and shares on the PAWARA Facebook account.  In the event, we had ten volunteers; the others must have been put off by the … Continue reading

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Penjar Pond

There was a slight change of plans for today’s work party.  Wood chips from reduction of the two willow trees had been deposited in the pond, so instead of digging out sedges we moved them next to the hedge so … Continue reading

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