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Nature left to flourish in numerous East Devon green spaces

Nature left to flourish in numerous East Devon green spaces

A number of small green spaces across East Devon will remain uncut and left to flourish, allowing nature to thrive.

Information sign boards will soon be put up in the selected areas where vegetation and grass will be left to grow wild.

Allocating these green spaces for nature will have a number of benefits, including:

  • Providing habitat for insects and wildlife
  • ...

More wonderful wildflowers for Plymouth

This spring will see more stunning wildflower road verges being created through the centre of Plymouth as environmental charity Buglife and Plymouth City Council once again work together on the Urban Buzz project.

After the fantastic feedback we received last summer about places including Western Approach, Derry’s Cross and North Cross roundabouts, the decision has been made to...

Help create a wildflower spectacular

Work to transform North Cross roundabout into a wildflower haven continues with a mass seed sowing session.

Last week parts of the grassed areas were cleared, leaving the city centre site looking more like a ploughed field.

Today (Wednesday 8 April), people of all ages are being invited to come and help sow wildflower seed by hand. Starting at 10.30am people can just turn up at...

Getting buzz-y in Central Park

Plymouth’s getting buzz-y for the bees with the planting of new wildlife meadows in Central Park.

Plymouth City Council and Buglife will be planting 2.2 hectares (5.4 acres) of wildflowers to create a feast of flowers to whet the appetite of the city’s pollinating bugs such as bees, wasps hoverflies and butterflies.

A mixture of plants including, Vipers bugloss, Field scabious...