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Barrow in Bloom Projects

Summary of Information about current and future projects by Barrow in Bloom:


Mill Lane Footpath and Hedgerow: (Link Here)

  • 2019 - Re-gravel the footpath
  • 2020 - reduce the height and width of the hedgerow to a more sustainable level

Thanks to Tarmac and A&V Squires as well as volunteers for all the hard work to date on this project.



Planting of Spring flowering bulbs in King George V Gardens: (Link Here)

  • 2019 - Daffodil bulbs planting - undertaken in Nov 19
  • 2020 - Daffodil bulbs planting - undertaken in Oct 20
  • 2021 - Blue bells, snowdrops - tbc



Introduce Wildflowers around the village:

  • 2020 - Begin renovation of existing wildflower area on the edge of Millennium Park
  • 2020 - Sow wildflower area in Millenium Park *Now delayed until spring 2021
  • 2021 -Investigate suitable areas within the village for more wildflowers


Wildflowers in Millennium Park

Feb 20 - We made a start to revive the existing wildflower area in Millennium Park (Melton Road/Fishpool Way corner). We've cut back some overgrowing branches and bramble and started to clear some grass away in order to scatter some wildflower seeds in early April.  Some more preparation work will be done in a few weeks time.  The branches, bramble and grass has been used to create a new wildlife habitat area nearby to provide shelter for a range of insects and small mammals. A Report of progress to date can be found here.

We are also planning on creating a new wildflower area on the grassy slopes on Fishpool Way. When we have prepared an area and confirmed the date we will be inviting local children to help scatter some seeds with us.

April 20 - CV19 Restrictions prevented us from scattering the seeds. We have made plans to do this in Spring 21

Restoration of Hedgerows

Work will shortly begin on this project.





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Last Updated. 16-November-2020 By Barrow Footpaths Group