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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 12th May, 2017)

A wandering


A  wandering
Restored path to Haigh Hall.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Sony SLR)
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Comment by: DTease on 12th May 2017 at 00:53

Lordy Lordy, what a mess. If this is supposed to be restored I dread to think what it was like before.

Comment by: jj on 12th May 2017 at 07:24

Excellent work. If this is the result of exterminating the awful rhododendrons, it opens up the woods to allow the return of native wildflowers (it will take time) and is a much more attractive environment for both people and our native wildlife.

Comment by: Bob on 12th May 2017 at 08:24

D Tease
Covered in weeds after years of neglect by Wigan council. This will give chance of growth for new and managed plants etc. Gardening (especialy big ones) takes time but worth the wait

Comment by: Howard P on 12th May 2017 at 08:32

You do have to give it time, I suspect if Ron took another photo in August, you would see a more mature seen.

Comment by: Alan on 12th May 2017 at 12:11

Some folks are not so bright!!
Good photo Ron, the place will be even better in time.

Comment by: Mick on 12th May 2017 at 12:46

All the woods look better now the rhododendrons have gone.

Comment by: DTease on 12th May 2017 at 13:38

It'll probably finish up covered in brambles like a lot of the other places where the rhododendrons have been ripped out.

Comment by: Dave K on 12th May 2017 at 14:52

jj you're right on!
http://www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/rhododen.htm

Comment by: Garry on 12th May 2017 at 16:20

Rhododendrons are lovely as long as they are managed. Every park has them.

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