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If you go down to the woods……….

You may see – in the distance – something black and white amongst the trees ….. Our latest helpers – some Belted Galloway Cattle to help with grazing and browsing to keep the Commons open and under control. Our grazier … Continue reading

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Thanks Woodland Trust!

and our band of helpers that spend a couple of hours in glorious sunshine planting a double hedge on top (mostly) of our boundary bank at Roundabouts Field. The woodland Trust had kindly given us another 420 hazel, blackthorn, crabapple, … Continue reading

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More hedge to plant

In addition to the 105 saplings we planted in awful weather in November, we received have another 420 thanks to The Woodland Trust. Please come and give us a hand on Saturday 7 March to get them into the ground … Continue reading

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Nice weather for ducks – and hedges

Last Sunday a handful of dedicated, enthusiastic and most of all very wet volunteers planted 105 saplings to continue our existing hedge. Oh – and we gave the old hedge a haircut. All was done in an amazing 2 hours … Continue reading

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We didn’t kill it!

Proof at last that our hedge has survived our attempts to tame it: All the cut and laid stems are sprouting, the whips that were planted to fill the gaps have mostly taken as well and all we need now … Continue reading

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