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  • August already

    Where does time go?  it is a long time since last post and do apologise, but other then the garden doing its own thing, i.e  growing and looking wonderful not much has happened in the last few weeks. The Canada geese have flown with their two youngsters, two ducks have hatched ducklings and both have...

    August 18, 2017
  • Green and blue space are good for our health.

    Leisure visits to woodlands are made for a variety of reasons, from quiet contemplation to noisy, adventurous activities. Moderate but sustained physical exercise can provide many health and wellbeing benefits, as well as psychological wellbeing. Also, for many people, there are spiritual benefits that can be gained by walking and taking activity in a woodland...

    July 10, 2017
  • Better to be late than never!!!

    Due to a busy time getting ready for our charity day, was unable to do post on time. By Friday we were beginning  to panic as we had had 3 days of continuous rain and the ground was beginning to get very wet, but Saturday arrived nice and dry with a breeze and by Sunday...

    July 4, 2017
  • We have ducklings

    We were surprised and delighted to see  6 ducklings with their mum at the weekend, we were giving up hope that we were not going to see any this year as the drakes have been chasing the females away. the weather has been changeable this week causing it to be a little cooler. We are...

    June 25, 2017
  • The sun has got his hat on hip hip hooray

    Glorious blue skies for the last few days, all of us getting our dose of Vit D.   Tanglewood is looking great, we have been waiting for an ideal weather day to have our video done by Hedgehog Digital, our website developers, so we had a great morning filming and will update with video when ready....

    June 17, 2017
  • Summer ?????

    At the moment I cannot see out of my windows as the fog/mist is so thick, so the garden is eerily empty of humans today. The wildlife is just as busy, feeding young, collecting nectar and the fauna continues to grow. The young heron has stayed with us and is delightful to watch, it is...

    June 10, 2017
  • unreliable weather

    The cuckoo is still being heard around the wood, and the red kite has been  spotted above the trees. everything is so busy now, the bees are loving the newly opened foxgloves  and the growth of all the plants and trees is so noticeable. A young heron was spotted today eating the tadpoles at the...

    June 3, 2017
  • May Bank Holiday Weekend.

    well after a night of thunder and lightning we are left today with thick mist, after a really hot glorious day  yesterday. The moorhen has hatched her brood, 3 seen so far , and the woodpecker is busy feeding her young within the wood. another new addition has been added to the garden, photo below Everything...

    May 27, 2017
  • More sun, more showers,

    The garden is growing well, we now have 100% of leaf cover and looking lovely, the bluebells are all out and the smell is divine. Our rookery is now in full voice as the chicks are out and demanding food, we have avian battle of Britain over the woods, when the buzzards are being attacked by...

    May 20, 2017
  • Finally Rain!!!!!

    at last we have had some rain which all the plants and ponds needed, the smell after a rainfall is delicious. The goslings have hatched , just two this year which is fine as the five from last year were a bit of a handful for mum and dad. The heron is being spotted every...

    May 13, 2017
  • Have you heard the cuckoo?

    Yes the cuckoo was heard on Tuesday, fantastic as they are reducing in numbers.  We have our first water lily of the year in flower and are expecting the beautiful array that we experienced last year on all ponds. The bees are busy in the warm sunshine, honeybees and bumble bees I saw three different...

    May 5, 2017
  • A week of good weather

    We have had some wonderful warm days  this week and although I love it, our plants are crying out for a drink, so a spot of rain would do wonders. We have had a visit from the pre-schoolers from Trythall c.p. school who enjoyed their morning at the gardens,, the heron has been visiting us...

    April 28, 2017
  • We are open……

    Start of a new year 2017, The woods are looking a bit bare after the rooting out of all the rhododendron due to the disease Phytophthora ramorum, this is a disease which has to be destroyed by order of DEFRA. We have been very busy replanting in the woods with native hedging which will provide colour and...

    April 21, 2017
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