Plant Sale Aims to Raise Funds for Upkeep of The Hollies

Meanwood Matters

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Green-fingered residents will be meeting at the Friends of the Hollies annual plant sale this weekend, which aims to raise money towards woodland maintenance.

The plant sale will take place this Saturday, 16th May from 9:30am – 11:30am just beyond the Hollies car park off Weetwood Lane.

Friends of the Hollies volunteer Liz Mayers said: “The money raised through the plant sale goes towards regenerating the area. We use the money to buy bulbs, plants and shrubs, which we can then plant in the areas we clear.”

“It also raises awareness of the work we do and hopefully encourages other volunteers to join us.”

Friends of the Hollies was formed in 2011 by local residents interested in maintaining and enhancing the natural beauty of The Hollies woodland area.

hollies 1The group meets at 10am on the second Saturday of each month to work for a couple of hours on various…

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