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Using nature to keep the grass short

Plymouth’s grass land could be covered in yellow rattle as part of an experiment to use nature to keep the grass short in urban areas. Plymouth City Council and Devon Wildlife Trust have been harvesting yellow rattle seed from Efford Marsh Local Nature Reserve and they plan to use the seed to sow in grasslands […]


CUT! – Plymouth City Council commits to cutting grass across the city by next week

Plymouth City Council is pulling out all the stops to make sure the overgrown grass around the city is cut over the next few days.  Bringing in additional temporary staff and upskilling other street cleansing and grounds staff is the solution to addressing the issue. Councillor Michael Leaves, Cabinet Member for Street Scene and the […]


More men – and women – sent to mow…

We’re listening! People have asked us to cut the grass where they live and we are taking action. Cutting crews are being deployed around the city so that tall grass can be cut after a month of warm weather and plenty of rain has left the city’s verges and parks looking particularly luscious. In just […]