Eco Savvy is supporting  the Whiting Bay Coastal Erosion prevention  Marram Grass trial.

We are asking all residents to join in growing marram grass seeds for a mass planting autumn 2016

This is just a trial, but coast line observations from other villages suggest that marram grass is very effective at strengthening the coast line

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What to do

  1. Cut your milk bottles in half with scissors
  2. Make a drainage hole in the base
  3. Put 1 – 3 stones into the container to add weight
  4. Fill with soil (not compost)
  5. Plant in 3 or 4 seeds of Marram Grass

Allow the seeds to germinate and grow until root bound. (July-August)

Remove the Plastic Milk container and either , reuse  or  recycle

These plugs will then be inserted along the shoreline

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 Marram Grass seeds.

 This trial is instigated by members of

Whiting Bay & Districts Improvements Association  

supported by Arran Eco Savvy

You can collect your own seeds  or Please ask for seeds at Eco Savvy

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