Archive | November, 2012

Copper Beech landscaping

The raised beds are complete, just a small amount of palings to attach to the fence.

Our client has started moving some plants over for a temporary nursery bed, the foliage is looking great against the backdrop of the sleepers.

Copper Beech landscaping

Continue Reading

It’s a bit wet in Clyro!

Torrential rain this morning, there is water running down the hill like a stream at the moment.

When I look out at the stunning view across to the Black mountains it is quite alarming to consider how this landscape will change if we do lose nearly all of our ash trees. I’m not sure if Hereford has more ash than most counties but there is a huge number around.

Helen has been mapping the trees with the pupils that she teaches, five out of seven large trees in the field are ash trees. We have been talking about planning ahead and whether it is a good idea to start planting replacements now just in case?

 

Continue Reading

Natural Play project

I’ve recently been to London to discuss a possible natural play project in Cambridge. Very exciting project as the area is a huge 200m long and will include balance logs, tree trunks, beams, a tree platform and much more.

One of the ideas is similar to the photo below of a natural play area we build last year. See also the creative play section of our web site for more of this type of work.

Natural play area

Natural play area

 

Continue Reading

Green oak sleeper vegetable beds

The job in Clyro is coming on well with the raised beds finished. We are now working on filling them with good soil, building the steps and rabbit fence.

Natural timber vegetable beds

Photo taken last week, nearly finished

Continue Reading