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Willow harvest time again

As usual me and The Hulk are running behind with our ‘to do’ list at the plot! However, today we started the willow harvest and what a crop we have, it will be used for wigwams, bean poles, fencing & supports.   41 more words


I made a quick visit yesterday to this lovely coppice at Lochore Meadows Country Park:

There’s plenty of evidence of recent work (and picnics?) by volunteers and ranger Dallas Seawright. 188 more words

minor events

rustle of mouse








pounce of fox



Big surprise in Ashenbank Wood

The long horn cattle were standing astride the path. The dogs were rather taken aback. Were these bigger versions of them? Were they aliens? Whatever they were, they looked like fun, so all three Labradors decided to have a game. 661 more words


Coppice: Matches

Matches collects a tranche of recordings made by Noé Cuéllar and Joseph Kramer between 2009–2015, using their distinctive bellows, tape and shruti box setup, which is complemented by various degrees of processing. 496 more words

Evergreen hazel - whatever next!

Starting coppicing yesterday I noticed that the bluebell leaves were quite well advanced. However I was even more surprised to see some hazel which has not lost their leaves over the winter. 22 more words