Tending Trees Part 2

I don't know exactly how many trees I've planted during the past four years.  Not counting a hundred and seventy beech-hedge saplings or five yew-hedge 'trees' or any of the 'shrubs' that will attain tree-like status (photinias and cotinus for example), I guess about forty.  During the same period, we've felled perhaps a dozen dead … Continue reading Tending Trees Part 2

A Day Indoors

Horrible weather yesterday.  Constant drizzle and grey, grey, grey. Decided I may as well crack on with the renovation of the old garden bench.  It is the only bench in the Priory garden and it has sat under an enormous oak tree out in the flower meadow for goodness knows how many years.  Decades probably. … Continue reading A Day Indoors