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Monday, 16 May 2022

That Banking Now

 There have been several posts about the precipitous banking below Terminal 3 - the Wendy House.   This is how it looked in September 2020

The Lay of the Land plants have established themselves well, considering the very poor soil,  The enormous tree stump is prominent but how would it all look in a couple of years?  Answer:

Pretty much as intended.  Safe access for weeding is just about impossible so the modern (and lazy) approach is doing well.  The large 'bush' to the right is rambling roses and other planting choices are left to mother nature.  It is, or was, a railway embankment after all.  The top level between the scaffolding fence and the grey cladding will soon be alive with bush roses, buddleias and two standard bay trees.  The dry stone walls are effective as retainers and give  some formality to the wilderness.  Importantly these days, the bees love it.

And for the staircase fans:

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