This winter, we’ve been fixing up these old gritstone walls for stock keeping in the spring. It’s not difficult to imagine Seamus, the horse would have very easily stepped over this wall before it was repaired. Restored to former glory with the help of an English Nature rural development grant. These are available to applicants […]
We had a great few days out at Grindleford Primary School last week, reducing their trees in the trim trail area the kids use for forest school and mud kitchens etc. Unfortunately on day 2 it snowed heavily and we had to reschedule for a Sunday session! Fortunately on the Sunday, the weather was perfect, […]
Putting the surgery in tree surgery. We spent a great day out in the Peak making this rotten old silver birch safe for a customer, eventually having to remove one entire stem, which was almost entirely decomposed, with huge tell-take splits down the trunk. Not a fun climbing job, but rigging off the other (smaller) […]
Seems like the summer sandstone dry stone wall projects are flying off the shelf. This is for Abigail and Duncan in Bamford. turning their small wasteland into something a bit more controlled that they will now be able to manage themselves, grow some veg around and the kids will be able to enjoy playing around […]
Hedge planting in Bakewell Bare root hedge plants are currently quite cheap and you’ll find that a lot of nurseries and online companies are having sales and promotions at the moment. This is to mark the end of the bare root season, after which hedge plants must really be planted with root ball or in […]
Today we have been dismantling a silver birch tree. Small, but right across a really busy road and also with three BT telephone lines going through it! So not so easy. It’s great now it’s gone though and owner John got a good amount of firewood to burn next winter.