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Making Hay While The Sun Shines

9 GoodGymers made their way to help the Friends of People's Park and Luton Borough Council Parks and Countryside in Luton.

  • Lizzy Burch
  • David Mansfield
  • Gill
  • Martin R
  • Duncan
  • Abim Adejumo
  • Alkesh Lalji
  • Yasin Lutale
  • Anthony
Saturday, 7th of October 2023
Led by David Mansfield

We welcomed Alkesh aka Alky to his first session here in People's Park as we combined the regular monthly litter pick with a good upper body workout in the orchard, raking up the cut grass into piles of hay, bagging them up and dragging it all up the hill to be spread under the trees.

The whole point of removing the hay is to prevent it decomposing and enriching the soil in the meadow area. Nutrient hungry weeds will therefore struggle to grow and leave space for the more desirable true grassland species that are better adapted for poorer soils. A big win for biodiversity!

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