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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

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After the rain

Popped up to see the Hugel Mound after a welcome drop of rain. We went up the night before to plant leek, carrot and borage. The squash, aubergine, runner beans and cucumbers are all thriving. We will keep a close … Continue reading

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Last day in the woods for Team 157

Full on day today and so much achieved. Sam Holt  is funded by Grow the future project http://growingthefuture.co.uk/  not the federation Tyfu pobl program as I said before. Sam’s new social enterprise venture  is https://www.facebook.com/EggSeeds We already had our timber in place and … Continue reading

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Mound making on a Monday

The wonderful Sam Holt joined us at Coed Panteg to lead the training on creating Growing Mounds or Hugel Beds or….. Coed Panteg is blessed with an abundance of partially decayed timber, brash, rich soil and a large quantity of … Continue reading

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Friday in the National Botanic garden

Thursday in the woods and most of us were feeling the strain of four days hard work. Amazing amount achieved. These people are champions! Wood, brash and compost all ready for Sam Holt’s course on Monday. Can’t wait. Went for … Continue reading

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It must be Wednesday

Wednesday was a good day- lots of laughs and lots done. The two compost pens at the bottom of the hill complete and ready for use. Temporarily occupied by the team. New path dug up the hill and wood chip … Continue reading

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Rainy day in the Woods

Team 157 battled on in poor weather to complete the bridge over the stream and to create two large 6ft compost storage bins. The bridge has stone piers and a load of stony gravel anchoring it in place. Should be … Continue reading

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Prince’s Trust get going

Prince’s  Trust landed in the woodland today and they are fantastic. Got right on with the work and achieved loads. Two jobs for the day. Putting in an old fiberglass pond at the top of the orchard as a habitat … Continue reading

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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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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

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