What’s new in the wood

Come and enjoy the peace of Frith Wood on the longest evening of the year. We’re grateful to Teresa Delbridge and partner Terry, supporters, Bussage folk and practising Druids who have offered to be with anyone who’d like to enjoy the longest evening in the wood and learn a little of what the solstice means to them. Meet top entrance nearest Tesco’s at 8pm on Tuesday 21st June. We will close around 9pm with the option to walk a bit longer in the wood.

We are going to plant some hazel in the CPC area of Frith Wood, the young trees are here and looking really healthy. Here’s Sophie to tell you more

Hazel planting February We are going to plant young hazels in the Parish Council owned part of the Frith Wood in time for Spring 2022. We hope you will support us and be part of this important step in our work to protect the wood for the future. Hazels are the traditional Cotswold tree for the edges of woodland. They do very well in Frith Wood and are great for nature, including moth caterpillars. They have probably had a part in the wood for centuries.  They have beautiful catkins and provide a shrubby layer which will help nesting birds, whose numbers are low in Frith Wood. They grow well with bluebells if kept coppiced (cut down to the ground and regrown every few years). This practice is also good for butterflies. Would you like to support our hazel planting? £6 will cover the cost of a young hazel and an…

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