Haddenham Garden Centre
St Mary's Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 22nd February 2015 4:00pm
Snakemoor, Haddenham's nature reserve, is located immediately to the West (i.e., on the Thame side) of the railway station and offers a delightful area to walk, reflect and enjoy our natural environment close up. If you have yet to discover its attractions, a short walk beyond the station is well worth the effort. Look for the public footpath located near the road entrance to the station car park, and follow the signs.
Every month or two a group of willing volunteers gets together to help manage and maintain Snakemoor, giving up their time for the benefit of the whole community. Below, volunteer manager Robyn Thorogood provides a brief update on the activities of the latest work party.
Our volunteer work group numbered 25 on Saturday 21st February. Sincere thanks to all who came along to assist, with particular thanks to Mark Nicolson, who brought his professional wood chipper, enabling his various helpers to reduce the many wood piles. Mark also removed some of the Hawthorne, while Bill Piers restored one of the seats.
Wood chipping and seat restoration.
Spreading of woodchips on wood floor
Planting of foxgloves on pond bank and clump of aconites on the East side of the meadow.
Ground prepared for planting of hedging and four trees
Replanting of some snowdrops near the ditch
Clearing of some of the recently planted hedge of unwanted weeds.
Mark Nicolson; Bill and Janet Piers; Peter Quilleash; Dan Robrts; Sarah Heydon, Rob & Eddie Mcloughlin; Adrian, Caroline, Oscar & Will Sandland; Ceris & Ezra Roone; Ross Hawarth; Wendy Brazier; John Wilson; Martin Bygate; Ann & Tony Warris; Andrew & Mary Hearsey; Paul Dolman; Robyn & Chris. Chris Thorogood provided the much appreciated refreshments.
If you would like to know more about Snakemoor, please contact Robyn by Email: email@example.com
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