New landscaping at the marina

The latest step in our restoration and improvement of the marina has been the planting of new hedging, which will replace some of the trees that had to be removed and also provide additional shelter and food for our wildlife.

We’ve put in a 12m beech hedge along one edge of the car park and then along the western boundary, running from the river bank back into the marina, we’ve planted a 42m mix of shrubs – hawthorn, cherry plum, privet, hazel, pear and beech. Once they’ve matured, they should provide excellent privacy and protection, as well as nesting for birds, blossom for bees and plenty of foraging opportunities for smaller mammals.

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