Author Archives: mikee2013

Marching on

How quickly time passes and resolutions crumble! Just finished another round of coppicing and garden preparation. Thought I should keep you up to speed. We have had a lot of fun coppicing a new section of the woodland. To date we … Continue reading

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PERILS OF FARMING

Just went out for a walk in the woods close to Ferryside. The bluebells were in abundance and filled the air with their sweet fragrance, leaves appearing on the trees and the birds filling the wood with the joy of … Continue reading

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January 2016 Coppicing

Third week in January and time to get the wellies on and head for the woods.A great turn out and so wonderful to be out there instead of watchng the rain coming down day after day.The Met office tells me that … Continue reading

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Great news for Ferryside School and Coed Panteg Woodland

I had some terrific news from our local Primary School Ysgol Glan Y Ferri/ Ferryside Primary school. The school  entered a competition The Royal Forestry Society’s 2015 Excellence in Forestry Schools Awards  ( http://www.rsf.org.uk ) and came up trumps gaining second place … Continue reading

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Bagging the black stuff

Energetic  morning bagging up charcoal with Martin . 20 big bags and a builders bag of bio char.         Afternoon with Ferryside school making charcoal in a biscuit tin.  Used a barbecue grill to heat a tin full of … Continue reading

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Spring Time in the Woods

Exciting times, flowers aplenty and blue skies and sunny days at least now and then. We have been working hard on the growing spaces with carrots, onion sets, garlic and shallots planted. The Hugel mound has beans, beetroot and even … Continue reading

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Charcoal Making Course in Ferryside Woodland. 2nd and 3rd May.

PLEASE SHARE DETAILS ABOUT THIS COURSE ON YOUR OWN NETWORK. A BIG THANK YOU! CHARCOAL MAKING IN A SUSTAINABLE WOODLAND VENUE: COED PANTEG WOODLAND OUTSIDE FERRYSIDE ON THE CARMARTHEN ROAD. WHEN:  Saturday and Sunday the 2nd and 3rd May.  10 … Continue reading

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Already 2015

Already 2015 and not a blog post on line. Just invited Andy, Lucy, Mary and Martin to contribute posts- talk to me if you would like to contribute. Coppicing weekend went well in February and March.A few pics from the … Continue reading

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Ferryside VC Primary school visit Coed Panteg Woodland

Had to share some lovely letters and photographs from the Y5 and Y6 pupils of Ferryside School. They visited the woodland about a week ago accompanied by their teacher Mrs Howells and their assistant teacher. They behaved impeccably. Polite, courteous and … Continue reading

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