Woodland Wild Flower Project 2016
About fifty years ago The Astley Hall Nature Trail was developed which went through Astley Park woodland from the old children’s play area to Ackhurst Lodge. Plants were listed that were growing on the nature trail. Friends of Astley Park identified fifteen species that are no longer growing on this route.
There are two main reasons for this happening. There has been an increase in beech trees which only allow spring flowering wildflowers to flourish . . . READ MORE ABOUT THIS