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Making our own Laburnum fence posts

We are gradually working towards using hedges as the stock proof boundaries of the Trust’s fields, both through an ongoing programme of laying and restoring existing hedges and by planting new ones. While this work is in progress we need … Continue reading

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December Volunteer Workday

Felling the last Laburnum trunk with an axe During a lovely sunny day, we finished coppicing the Laburnum. Above is a picture of Nick felling the last trunk with an axe. Below, the stool after the last trunk had fallen. … Continue reading

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Coppicing Laburnum on a Volunteer Workday

The laburnum stools we are coppicing. A volunteer using the felling axe. Eight of us gathered on Sunday 13th October for our Volunteer Workday. The main task of the day was to begin coppicing some Laburnums. All of the work … Continue reading

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