After a few weekends it now looks more like this:
Here's the new fruit tree area, with blackcurrants, and tayberry, with more fruit yet to go in:
Finally the view to the back of the plot as the sun swiftly disappears. We are keeping a wild patch here, by the way, just in case you think the "before" pictures looked better. We want more wildlife, not less, and this very shaded part of the plot is ideal:
Future posts will show how we made the paths....and the first green shoots of recovery! Stay tuned for the next thrilling instalment.