The trees are grown up now

At last its time to remove the stakes and tree guards at Three Owls Wood.


The baby trees were only 18 inches high when we planted 3000 just 4 years ago. With good soil many are now over 15 feet tall The biggest are the white willows -easily 20 feet tall. so its a significant point in the life of the wood that we can take away all the tree guards.


Another development is the arrival of resident jays -the mark of a true wood!


Happy new year


David

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