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What a busy month!!!

I am not sure where February has disappeared to!! It started with yet another meeting with the builders and is finishing in an absolute whirlwind!!! More stuff to say than one blog post can cope with so I shall have to split it into several posts!!! 226 more words

Working The Land

Hedge Laying

Hedge laying is an ancient craft of hedgerow management that is sadly in decline. We planted this hedgerow about five years ago. It has a mix of species, oak, ash, chestnut and birch. 194 more words


The pain of cutting willow and the joy of using it

There have been many clear, bright, days in December and January. The clarity of winter light causing the leafless trees to stand out in stark beauty against the skyline always makes me pause, gaze and marvel at nature. 409 more words


Heroic Hedging at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us a Moor Green Lakes to lay the hedge to Colebrook Hide. We were greeted with a beautiful day and set to work clearing the undergrowth so we could access the hedge. 170 more words