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A lovely session on Sunday, where we are clearing the front area of organic material and seed heads to improve the wild flowers, and also plant bulbs for the Spring. Prince, Jacqui(Photos) Pam and me. ... See MoreSee Less
The problem we have with Robin Pond is that we put clay from some foundations on Milford Drive on the bottom of the pond and it made the water dark brown because of impurities. I did a little research and found the Alum (Aluminium Sulphate) is used to treat contaminated water, as it causes the flocculation of impurities, which either float and can be scooped off, or sink. I have tried it on some test water, the before and after are shown below. So will go ahead and treat Robin Pond. We need to check the pH before and after each stage of treament to ensure the pH does not fall too low. ... See MoreSee Less
4 months ago
VOLUNTEER SESSIONSMonday 17.30 Tuesday 11.00 Saturday 11.00 picnic at 12.30Come with insect repellant, and gumboots for the ponds. leather gloves secateurs for clearing ( we can supply you with leather gloves and secateurs if you don't have any) . At the moment we are clearing areas and working on the ponds.Send me a message if you want to come, and if you need gloves and/or secateurs. ... See MoreSee Less