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Weaning, WWOOFers & a wonderful visit from a children's group.

Another busy week not helped by my asthma lingering! Others however worked very hard outside and I was at least able to complete anew paperwork for our postponed Demeter inspection which takes place on Tuesday. 455 more words

The Farm

Woodland Trust Supports Hedge Planting

We planted a hedge along the top edge of the banking.  The hedge plants were supplied by the Woodland Trust and will provide wind protection for the Orchard trees which we will be planting in February. 67 more words


News - Hedge laying log stores and walling

I’ve added some new images to the site. Recent commissions include 2 wedding arches, a log store and three gates. I’ve been busy hedge laying – picture shows 28ms of hedge layed in Lancashire & Westmoreland style (stakes every 3ft) Its a style that means the hedge is stock proof (its a sheep hedge) straight away. 32 more words

Hedge Laying

Meadow Life

Lanlay is a beautiful site that is comprised of 23acres of hay meadows and rhos pasture (rhos is Welsh for wet, so essentially a wet wild flower meadow). 355 more words

Working Holiday

Rejuvenated hedge

Those of you who follow my blog regularly may remember back in February we laid one of our hedges.

It looked rather drastic at the time – but this type of hedgerow management has been used for hundreds of years in Britain and Ireland. 50 more words


Native Hedge

One of our most exciting activities so far has been to plant a native hedge.  Lots of preparation was needed before this: there was a row of overgrown Leylandii to cut down, a battered rockery to move, and a large raised section to clear and flatten.  416 more words


Before things grow

One last blog article from Beth before moving on to her new job in Cornwall.

Hedgelaying at Lanlay: a race against time

Some of the management work we do on our sites has strict rules about what time of year it has to be completed. 417 more words