This week, Paul Coleman, Project Manager, discusses going to great heights with the secateurs and trowel.
Scaffold access to the walls
Rain and sun brings with it weeds which every gardener has to deal with to keep their patch in good order, if left untended they become rampant and cause a real problem.
However, it is not just in the garden that weeds and plant growth cause a huge issue. Well at the Gothic Folly works are well underway, the focus for the last 17 weeks has been repairing the soft stone walls and removing the plant growth which has taken hold on the walls.
The problem being the weeds are in the majority of the case on the wall tops and in areas over 15 metres up, so not just a normal weeding job. With scaffold in place, it gives the chance for our conservators and architect to inspect…
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