Saturday 3rd November
Colin seems not only possessed with enthusiasm but also charmed with good weather. For the second week running Saturday morning has been bright and sunny after a "changeable" week!
Today the crew (Colin K, Colin B, Chester, Ian, Mark and Peter) moved about half the heap of topsoil that remains and put it into reused jumbo bags of the new hardstanding: eleven jumbo bags were filled three-quarters full. In a few weeks once the contents have settled they can be topped off.
The second job for the day was to work on the hedge adjacent to the canal towpath. A dozen saplings were planted, either where the ones planted in March had failed or to fill gaps. We also took the opportunity to clear the brambles, nettles and other undergrowth in gaps in preparation for planting more saplings this autumn.