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The swale at Lindengate orchard. Final report 

Project Background At Lindengate we have a heritage orchard positioned on a heavy clay soil surrounded by cultivated fields. Our heritage orchard and the adjacent fields have a sloping gradient. Heavy rainfall leads to saturated soil, depleting the soil structure.…

The swale at Lindengate orchard. Summary 

Supported by a Chalk, Cherries and Chairs grant, funded by the National Lottery, the Lindengate heritage orchard with wild flower strips, edible hedge, willow hedge and wildlife pond. In the original design our aim was to create a swale. Due…