Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve, near Yate and Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire.

The Nature Reserve is run by the Wapley Bushes Conservation Group, a small group of volunteers.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Successful November hedge planting mornng


Ten of us spent a pleasant morning planting 90 small trees to re-establish a length of hedge between the Centenary Wood and the Ancient Woodland. We planted a wide range of native species:

35 Corylis Avellana - Common Hazel
20 Acer Campestre - Field Maple
10 Carpinus Betulus - European Hornbeam
5 Malus Sylvestris - Crab Apple
5 Crataegus Monogyna - Common Hawthorn
5 Cornus Sanguinea - Common Dogwood
5 Viburnum Opulus - Guelder Rose
5 Rosa Canina - Dog Rose

Our next planting day will be in early February - watch this space for details!

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