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Why and how should you prune your woodland trees?

Why and how should you prune your woodland trees?

by Angus ~ 3 November, 2010 ~ 2 comments

There are several good reasons for pruning trees in your woodland.  Here are some:

- to clear tracks and paths
- to improve the shape of the trees for timber purposes
- for safety
- to improve appearance
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How do you remove stumps from a woodland path or track?

How do you remove stumps from a woodland path or track?

by Angus ~ 23 October, 2010 ~ 5 comments

If you have cleared a new track, there are often stumps that you want to remove.  In many situations these can be left to rot away but the process takes many years and if it is a heavily used path these represent a trip hazard and need grinding down.  There are some good commercial services offering stump grinding contracting such as Stuart Gray’s (stumpbusters-thamesvalley.co.uk) which will work out reasonably – particularly if you have a full day’s work for him.  Other solutions involve hiring a stump grinder or buying one. Read more…

Wooden Books for a Wood Library

Wooden Books for a Wood Library

by Angus ~ 23 September, 2010 ~ 2 comments

Derek Farrar wants people to know about wood.  He has created a series of book-shaped samples of different timbers. Each one has routered into it the common English name of the tree it comes from and the Latin or botanical name so they are easily identifiable. Read more…

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