They have to be sheared every May and the wool doesn’t get used much these days. I put the wool in plant pots to keep the slugs away. It can also be used as mulch.
Across the West of England region, there are people taking action for nature by reducing or eliminating their use of pesticides and introducing more wildlife-friendly methods into their gardening and growing. Get inspired to do the same with their advice and examples!
This campaign is part of the Natural History Consortium-led People for Pollinators project, funded by the West of England Combined Authority’s Community Pollinator Fund.