Pictures: Sidmouth College students dig in to plant hedge

Year eight students from Sidmouth College joined Sidmouth Rotarians, Diana East of Sidmouth Arboretu

Year eight students from Sidmouth College joined Sidmouth Rotarians, Diana East of Sidmouth Arboretum and district council staff in helping to plant a hedge alongside Alma field this week. The varieties planted are ideal planted near the cliff top as they are all salt resistant species. Ref shs 06-16SH 4395. Picture: Simon Horn - Credit: Archant

Planting effort at Alma Field

Year eight students from Sidmouth College braved the bad weather to plant a hedge along a stretch of the town’s coast.

Youngsters were joined by Rotary club members and representatives from Sidmouth Arboretum and the district council for the project at Alma Field.

All the species planted are said to be salt-resistant and included buckthorn and dogwood.


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