Whalley Forest Garden
We are well on with planting the windbreak along the A59 with willow cuttings. By the autumn we should have good protection for the site, about three metres high, so long as the voles and rabbits don’t chew the bark and kill them off. Willow grows fast and will soak up some of the damp which will help the site which has been waterlogged with all the rain of December and January.
We are using mycorrhizal fungi when we plant which brings nutrients for the willows from the soil in exchange for sugars which help them extend their network in the soil. Magic! More…