Report R08 **

Problem: Creeping thistle / Docks/ Spear thistle/ Bracken
Where: Hill Top Farm, Yorkshire
When: February / June/ October 2002 (240 man-hours)
Status: Organic
Area: app. 26.7 hectares (66 acres)
Detail: Maintenance & follow-up

A total of 240 hours of work are recorded. These include hours spent on the Common pulling & chiselling bracken, 1st year control on Creeping thistle in some fields, Docks in pasture, etc. Some of these hours were completed by unskilled or young helpers.

Costs @ £7 per hr. = £1680.

See Lazy Dog Document