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Developing a Gorse Strategy

Our basic strategy involves:

  1. manually cutting back gorse
  2. mulching to slow down regrowth
  3. planting native trees and shrubs (bought at the Go Native! program at Bandon High School) to eventually shade out the gorse for good
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A Delightful Sight

Close to the ground

You grow

Spreading like wildfire

Covering hills, vales, mountains

Along rocks and roadsides

Your bright yellow flowers


Bringing delight with each… 24 more words


First Project of the Year - Gorse Clearance at Holyrood Park


Fresh Air for Freshers – By Will the boat guy

As fresher’s week was drawing to a close, it seemed every new (or not quite so new) student in Edinburgh needed to evacuate all the toxins accumulated without remission during this five-day marathon. 579 more words


Alien Invaders

Invasive plant species programme

Dear Mr Moody I hope this email finds you well. I work for the South African National Biodiversity Institute, invasive species  programme funded by the Department of Environmental Affairs. 145 more words



because they say He wore a crown of thorn
among the stones the nettles and the gorse
I look for one who has no friend at all… 61 more words


Frames on Gorse #4

Six new texts are to be published on various journals and anthologies in the next few months. They are all interconnected, and deal in different ways with my ongoing concern with frames, in the attempt to shape a writing which inhabits certain rhythms heard in reading and listening. 79 more words