Yesterday and today our Bloom volunteers helped EDDC finish off the tree planting by pegging mulch mats around each of the saplings. These will prevent the young trees having to compete with grass and in the summer time the mats help to keep moisture in the soil a little longer. The mats and the tree guards will start to bio-degrade in about 3 years, by which time it is hoped that the trees will have established and grown and be less vulnerable.
Yesterday in the drizzle and high wind at Imperial Recreation Ground
Today in the Spring sunshine in Phear Park