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Rumbush Lane Coppice: saved

On 12th May, the Chairman of the Dickens Heath Residents Association reports that the Planning Inspectorate has refused the landowner’s appeal against for permission to build a detached house in Rumbush Lane Coppice (B90). 167 more words


Quirky Dorset - Part 11

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

Its time for a new theme for the coming week and I thought we would revisit an old theme and add some more posts about ‘Quirky Dorset’. 667 more words


Surrey365; Day 45. Layers of leaves.

Classic coppice; understory of hazel, middle layer of rowan and mature oak above. Love these leaf patterns. :-)


Surrey365; Day 28. More bluebells.

This lovely little copse is paradise in spring; bluebells, wood anenomes, celandines and other wild flowers carpet the ground. It’s very quiet, too, so not as blighted by dog mess as a lot of the places I walk sadly are.


The Dynamic Heritage of Woodland Management: Destruction, Renewal and the Art of Coppicing

In February, I spent a day on a coppicing course in the Cotswold Hills, with Cotswold Rural Skills. Coppicing is an ancient form of woodland management, which involves the chopping down of trees close to ground level for the extraction of timber and in order to encourage new growth. 1,093 more words

Fancy February

February has seen some huge developments at the farm! Heritage and Sons construction came to the farm to install several new water troughs in the fields and to provide water to our vegetable beds so that during the summer months we don’t have to find miles and miles of hose pipes! 230 more words