Tag: Willow

  • Ffynnongroyw progress

    Ffynnongroyw progress

    Two days gardening after each other? Is there a better way to spend ones springtime? Today we planted a small willow coppice (about 80 whips went in) the hedge went in last week.  That should give us enough willow for building structures and craft work in years to come, and soak up plenty of the […]

  • Willow

    I know it’s lent, but a whole morning spent on hands and knees in a field near Kinmel bay is a bit much even for Lent. Coppicing willow however is a much better way to spend one’s time. These lovely bundles are destined for the community garden at Ffynnongroyw…

  • You got up at what time?

    This time two weeks ago I was on a train near Carlisle. Not an inspiring place to be, but on the way to a far better place… Glasgow , after that Oban (for a night) and eventually later the next day to Iona. Getting up at stupid o’clock to catch the early train to Crewe […]