Following the work undertaken earlier in the year to remove the topsoil, the final stage was carried out on Friday 2nd May when a Council contractor harrowed the whole area and also sowed the grass seed.

The seed is a mixture of native grasses. The frequent heavy showers in the following few days should soon start to produce a green haze over the area. Now the only things left to do are the planting of heathers in the area and also reintroducing the golden rod (_Solidago virgaure_a).

A few PH tests will be undertaken in the next few weeks to identify the best place for the new heathers, but the area close to the stony outcrop where they are already established would seem to be the ideal location.

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