Tag Archive: grassland

Wandsworth Heritage Festival: Scything Taster Session

Published by

Wednesday 6 June, 10.30am to 2.30pm Drop in session: Scything Taster Session Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project in partnership with idverdeUK Come along for a taster session in the art of scything, a traditional grassland management technique used for centuries in England and with origins dating back to 500 B.C. Please wear clothing… Read More

Restoration of Tooting Common’s rare grassland habitat begins

Published by

Thanks to National Lottery players, the next stage of the Tooting Common restoration project is now underway. This morning (Wednesday) work began reviving the common’s valuable and rare grassland habitat. The work, which is part of the wider Tooting Common Heritage Project, involves shallow scraping and the removal of nutrient rich soil on the Lido… Read More