** SPACE FOR NATURE ** I took this shot at Eling recreation ground, just before…

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** SPACE FOR NATURE **

I took this shot at Eling recreation ground, just before the mowing started, to ensure it remains a well manicured sports ground.

For me, I would like to see more green areas which are

good for nature and this means restoring the balance so that plants, bees, birds and butterflies get more of a chance.

It is really quite surprising how plants can thrive if just given the chance to do so. One of the things I am most proud of is getting the Town Council to change the cutting schedules at the Glebe fields, Goatee beach at Eling, so it isn’t now all plain boring short grass.

Maybe, we could do this a bit more in the recreation grounds of Totton? What do you think?


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