My car was packed full of greenery and twigs for a morning of natural Christmas wreath making at Kilver Court. Upon arrival I was shown to the Director’s suite, an impressive room with wooden panneling, quirky furniture and an incredible view of the gardens complete with the majestic viaduct beyond. This was going to be…
Willow fish at the Abbey
Paper flower decoratations for the Mendip Mashup 2009. This is a charity running event in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. I donated the flowers to Glastonbury Festival which was a few days later. http://www.mendipmashup.org.uk/
A 6 month community project to create willow pieces as part of a sculpture trail in Great Binfields Woods. I worked in schools, the library, with the cubs… as well as in the woods to site and install the ‘flower towers’.
The third season of coppicing in my wood, the overstood hazel understory has been removed now I am felling the ash which was shading the woodland floor. I need to organise a work party to help carry all the ash logs out.
With the help of volunteers, both experienced and learning, the hedge along the road was laid over three winters. Posts and binders were sourced from the hazel coppice within the wood.
Hazel and beech wigwams