Big Balsam Bash: Appleby

Date: Thursday 11 August | 10 am - 3 pm | Appleby area

Balsam bashing along the riverbank by the Leisure Centre in Appleby.

Come and find out what all the fuss is all about this fast-spreading, invasive, non-native plant. Pick up tips for effective balsam bashing and learn the best way to combat Himalayan balsam as an individual or by going out with a group.

Everybody welcome.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Wear gloves (gardening ones are best if you’ve got them), long-sleeved tops/trousers and wellies.

Don’t forget your lunch and drinks.

Booking is essential.

Email Jenni Payne, Volunteer Coordinator at to book your place or call the office on 01768 866788.
(Please provide the name(s) of those planning to attend and contact phone number )

*Please note, we can only bash balsam in this location if the water levels are low – we will contact you if we need to cancel due to heavy rain and/or high water levels close to the event*

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