Hillside School Project
school grounds project began at Hillside School, Cumnock in December 2006,
between the school,
East Ayrshire Woodlands and the CSV Give & Take project.
The main elements to the project were to create a large living willow dome, incorporating
a tunnel entrance and wheelchair access, together with a living willow tunnel to a seating
area and a section of living fence.
existing unsightly area of bark chippings, which had become overgrown with
was cleared, covered with weed suppressant sheeting, filled with new soil and sown as a
wildflower meadow. Areas of environmental art enhanced other parts of the garden and raised beds improved.
February 2009, Work on replacing the old dome with a new, more robust, tunnel dome
The meadow was strimmed, cleared and re-seeded in early March.