The ditching and draining done – next came the gates and fences to keep the rabbits out, and then the levelling of the ground and first cultivation of the soil to relieve the compaction.
A ditch was dug at the south end and lined with a waterproof membrane. The ditch led into a hole dug for the pond.
Still fine weather and a great effort from the farm.
In the distance – the met tower and the aphid trap, which looks like a long pole with a funnel on top.
Once the area was fenced …
Next … Hedge, wall and tree