Category Archives: Journal

Posts about visiting Panteg

Back in the swing of things and just come back from a presentation ceremony for the wonderful young people of The Prince’s Trust Team 157 at Dr MZ centre in Carmarthen. Claire, Chloe, Chris, James, Josh and Joshua, Paul, Steve … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apologies Team 157 and Ifor

Apologies we didn’t open the gate for you today and you had a wasted journey. Extra cake rations tomorrow- honest

Posted in April 2013 | Leave a comment

Welcome to team 157 from The Prince’s Trust and a plug for George Monbiot’s new book

Good news Ifor Griffiths from Prince’s Trust had confirmed that we have a party of young people working with us in July. A 15-week programme to improve levels of confidence and give young people involved new skills” A packed agenda … Continue reading

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Ash dieback in Ferryside and other goings on

Ferryside hit the headlines (well not quite). Natural Resources ( http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk/?lang=en ) the new Welsh environment agency identified some cases of ash dieback disease in planted and wild trees on an undisclosed site near Ferryside. Martin posted a link to the … Continue reading

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Foxy day

First of May and things are hotting up  in our Forest garden . Pitched up yesterday ready to eat my sandwiches and looked out up the hill. A flash of red  and I spied a fox sitting there casually watching … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

 April  16th. Out planting our potatoes , garlic and onions in our garden strip yesterday. Blazing sun and the air filled with the sounds of birds. Buzzard and kite wheeled overhead and a raucous jay popped in but best of … Continue reading

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Greenhouse effect

A long time since the last post sounded. I’ve been busy putting up a greenhouse in our garden with help from Andy and Louie (thanks both), Lucy want to bring on plants to put in the Forest garden at Panteg … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

After the party was over…

Great day yesterday. Morning in the woods felling and clearing with Lucy , Stuart and Martin. We probably won’t fell trees after the 1st April so its important to complete by then though of course sectioning, stacking and brash pile … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Coedhills tell me “What is a Forest garden”            

Just back from a lightning trip to Paris to see amongst other things the Sacré-Cœur + This wonderful statue by Augustin Rodin – The Kiss. Bliss! and even a boat trip on the Seine. Travel courtesy of EuroStar , all good. Back … Continue reading

Posted in Journal, March 2013 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Walk up the hill with Jean Napier

We had our good friend Jean Napier  stay with us last week. As you can see from her web site she takes stunning pictures of our wonderful Welsh countryside and its rivers. Jean gave us a copy of her latest … Continue reading

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