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I am very excited to announce that I have partnered with Mossy Earth – a rewilding and reforestation project – to plan eight trees each month as part of my efforts to compensate for the carbon footprint created by my business. Mossy Earth is a project powered by individuals and businesses becoming members.  Mossy Earth […]

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[This year I have decided to study two big Horse Chestnut trees near our house.  This is Part 7 of my sketchbook-learnings.] I’m a little behind with my update on the chestnuts.  Things have been really very busy in my little business.  It has been so hard for brick & mortar shops this year, and

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I recently got a chance to go for a solo walk round the woodland.  I love exploring the wood with my one-year-old boy but keeping him safe and on his feet tends to take up a lot of my focus so I miss a lot of the details.  Since we don’t have Buddy dog anymore

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[This year I have decided to study two big Horse Chestnut trees near our house.  This is Part 4 of my sketchbook-learnings.] In my March update on the Drygrange Chestnuts, it was all about the sticky hard buds that had been progressing all month.  In early April those buds burst.  At first they looked like

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[This year I have decided to study two big Horse Chestnut trees near our house.  This is Part 3 of my sketchbook-learnings.] In my February update on the chestnuts I commented that I thought February was the toughest month of the year.  Well!  Hasn’t March been weird? This month the chesnuts have been in bud. 

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[This year I have decided to study two big Horse Chestnut trees near our house.  This is Part 2 of my sketchbook-learnings.] February was hostile.  Storms everywhere, wet almost every day, icy winds.  Not the ideal weather for visiting trees with the baby.  We did manage a few trips along to check up on our

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