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Our wildlife garden is full of interest throughout the year

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Ancient Wheat Trials

The Visitor Centre garden is a haven for wildlife, as well as a peaceful and relaxing location. The garden is looked after by volunteers, who meet every Wednesday morning throughout the year. The volunteers carry out weeding, pruning and planting, as well as creating new features such as a chamomile lawn, and sedum roof for a bug hotel. They also run occasional information/activity days and plant sales.

All kinds of plants, both wild and native, can be found in the garden during the year, and in the summer, the planted flower meadow comes into its own. 

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The garden volunteers have also, over the last few years, carried out a lot of work and research about the kind of things that ancient inhabitants of Hengistbury Head might once of grown. Find out more about these fascinating Ancient Wheat trials.

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