Everybody can agree that Britain’s ancient listed buildings and monuments deserve protection but what of our veteran trees and woodlands? At the moment there is no formal legislation in place for their safety but after years of campaigning a new government initiative to reform the housing market does include a new provision that ancient trees should Continue Reading →
Enjoyed watching logging carried out by these lovely cobs today, how it used to be done. It’s good to see them still being used today.
Dynamite and Trees We have been blowing up trees with dynamite this week – got to be the way forward! This is at Hatfield Forest with the National Trust on a Veteranisation Course.
The birch tree, sometimes known as a “pioneer species”. It is one of the first species to colonize areas of undisturbed land. It is fast growing and loves sunlight, tolerant of cold weather and harsh climates. However, like the one in the photo they are quick to turn up their toes. I visited this tree Continue Reading →
Fallen tree extracted from a pond, we used tracked machinery to help with the very wet conditions.