Mended the planks of the zigzag. Bro. Tho. White sowed the naked part of the hanger with great quantities of hips, haws, sloes, & holly-berries. In May last he sowed a pound of furze seeds on the same naked space; many of which appear to have grown: & lately he sowed two pounds more. *added note: Decembr 1790. As fast as any of these seeds have sprouted, they have constantly been brouzed off, & bitten down by the sheep, which lie very hard on them, & will not suffer them to thrive.
Posted by sydney on Oct 22nd, 1789