We just had two species to plant today, Acer campestre (field maple) and Betula pendula (silver birch).
Both species were guarded with taller guards and stakes (quite a challenge to get these in the ground securely in some places – we are essentially on the back slope of the quarry after all).
We created a belt between the shrubs from last week and the main planting from last year.
We didn’t quite manage to get them all planted so the remainder have been snugly heeled-in waiting for our next visit on Wednesday 6th February. Only 3426 left to plant!