Covid 19

I am following government advice about social distancing and taking appropriate precautions so will be able to continue work outside customers’ properties as far as can be achieved.

Storm Dennis damage

Storm Dennis threw a tree across this garden, destroying part of the perimeter fencing. The garden was vulnerable to intruders from adjacent canal towpath and not secure for customer’s dog. I’ve begun work on rectifying the mess – starting by securing the gap.

Newt habitat

This is the start of a job to create a new pond for conservation of Great Crested Newts.  I learned today that newts travel a kilometre overland to find new ponds and they use their sense of smell to avoid ponds with resident fish (the fish kill the baby newts 😦