Author Archives: Felicity McStea

Hedgerow Update January 2014

Hazel Catkins – ©2014 Felicity McStea Our mid January maintenance working party was greeted by the sight of this young hedgerow’s first hazel catkins (Corylus avellana) waving in the breeze. Volunteers dodged a couple of heavy showers to do a morning’s … Continue reading

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Hedgerow Update September 2013

Two and a half years have passed since we planted the new hedgerow at Mile Pond Farm. A dry start led to a quarter of the young hedging plants failing in their first year. Of those surviving, some have fared better than others. Those at the … Continue reading

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