YOUNG gardeners helped tidy up the Marshlands Tree Garden in Frodsham in a bit to improve the access and appearance to the picturesque site.
The scheme, organised by Building Young People’s Potential (BYPP) – an independent school for people aged 14-19 in Cheshire West and Chester – helps to develope young persons skills necessary for a more secure future.
Ceris Timms BYPP leader said: “Doing environmental projects with BTCV has been great fun and we are proud to be doing our bit and gain work experience at the same time.”
Learners from Building Young People's Potential (BYPP) undertook work at Marshlands Tree Garden, Frodsham under the supervision of Abi Rosenbloom, Project Officer at the British Trust of Conservation Volunteers (BTCV). The work was funded by the SITA Trust.
BYPP is an independent school for young people aged 14-19 in Cheshire West and Chester. As part of their education, learners take part in vocational training opportunities to develop skills necessary for a more secure future
Following safety training the students were taught the use of hand tools, removal of unwanted plants from hedgerows, tree pruning and working together as a group.
They cut down self sown willows, coppiced guelder roses and finally planted a hawthorn hedge.