11/10/2018

Ness Gardens Meadow - Autumn Update


The story of the butterfly and bee meadow at Ness Botanic Gardens was published in the Newsletter of the Cheshire and Wirral Branch of the Butterfly Conservation (Cheshire and Wirral Argus, Issue 99, Autumn 2018). 






Over a period of 10 years a species-rich meadow was created on an area of relatively fertile grassland which was ploughed to of a depth up to one metre bringing infertile subsoil to the surface.


To view a copy of the  PDF article in the Cheshire and Wirral Argus  click here.

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