Other Workshops – run occasionally
Come and experience a practical day working in the woods and learn all about the ancient art of coppicing in a peaceful setting in the Cotswolds. Enjoy the satisfaction of improving a native broadleaf woodland and enhancing the wildlife potential in the woods. Relax at lunchtime around a warm fire with a hot nourishing meal and a mug of locally made cider or apple juice.
The 1 day course will be lead in a friendly and informative way by experienced woodsmen Patrick Baldwin & David Carter. The course is aimed at beginners and is also suitable for anyone just wanting a day out in the woods working with real woodsmen.
The course content covers: theory of coppicing, coppice ecology, practical techniques and safe hand tool use for coppicing, layering, stooling, deer fencing, coppice products and marketing & firewood management. Our aim is to provide you with a great woodland experience and develop your skills and knowledge through practical learning, guidance and discussion. A print out of the course content will be provided for each attendee for future reference.
Only 6 places available on each day.
COST – Introductory price of £55 (with hot lunch)
IMPORTANT – Please be prepared to work in cold or wet weather. Bring suitable winter outdoor clothing including full waterproofs and wellies or tough boots. Tools and hot drinks will be provided
TO EXPRESS INTEREST : please contact Pat Baldwin on mobile 07702 157 124 www.Treeation.co.uk
Living Willow Dome
A very successful workshop ran at the end of March 2014 and a lovely dome is now coming into leaf!
Come and learn how to make a Living Willow dome in your garden. This course will cover all aspects of the project from preparing the ground for a structure and constructing a dome, as well as looking at an established willow bed and at how to manage it for Living Willow projects. We will also look at aftercare of the dome.
Cost £55.00 for the day including a hot lunch Max 8 people so book early and dress warm!
To express interest in future workshops please phone Helen Lomberg on 07904106024