Alex made a mouse-proof bench and sorted out a sprinkler for the raised beds from ‘a lot of spare parts’.
Extra visits are being made to the nursery to keep the young trees well watered.
Just to prove that when collecting seed for the National Tree Seed Project last year, that we left enough seed for the birds and other wildlife.
Here are a couple of photos of stashes of crab apple and hawthorn seed beneath trees which we collected seed from.
These are undoubtedly collected and eaten by voles and wood mice.