Howden Walk

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Today Leigh took us on a different walk down ‘The Howden’. We timed it well as we arrived at the same time as the farmer with his tractor and plough.

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On one side we saw a field that had already been ploughed and on the other was a field that had been planted with seeds and was already green with new shoots.

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Leigh showed us the hawthorn plants that we were going to plant. She explained how hedges are very important for wildlife like rabbits, foxes, badgers, moles and stoats.

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In partners everybody worked together to plant  hawthorns in all the gaps in the hedge. In a few years these plants will have grown  together into a tall thick hedge.

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