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Midsummer tree inspection in Barrows Style

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Silviculturalist Richard Adams visited from Maldon Essex for one of his regular inspection walks, Silkie saw in hand. It’s becoming a beautiful plantation, with some gladed walks starting to blend into the countryside. We’ve got a few quite promising oak. … Continue reading

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Progress in the Barrow’s Style plantation

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In 2013 we planted over 5000 trees across the site, mainly in the former quarry and landfill field Barrow’s Style. Not everything survives of course, especially with some imported ash in the mix. But this year, for the first time, … Continue reading

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New shed nearly complete…

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Les Newman’s work is nearly done. We’ll have a place to store benches and tables and also – if we go ahead with renewables – for a battery and a boiler for underfloor heating. Nice touch that when Les finds … Continue reading

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