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Scraping by at Southwood Woodland

Today I’ve been out with our tractor finishing of the main meadow hay cut that Stu started on Friday.  I tackled the Common Reed (Phragmities australis) at the wetter end, which I’m pleased to say that after 3 dry days … Continue reading

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Creative use of our large tractor

This week our hay-cutting has been rather hampered by the unseasonably wet weather, so we’ve been finding creative uses for the tractor whilst it’s on hire. Yesterday Sam helped us install a heavy log barrier at Rushmoor Bottom in Wellesley … Continue reading

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Machine Manoeuvres at Moor Green Lakes

Today the volunteers, Stu and I joined Jenny to cut all the paths on her site. In an unprecedented move we arrived with lots of machines, nasher (our ride on brushcutter) and our tractor flail. Thank you to the amazing … Continue reading

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Nurturing a New Path at the Swan Lake Allotments

Last week Jenny, Andrew, the volunteers and I, finished off our project to lay a new path through the allotments. The old muddy central track was pot-holed, so it was good to be able to provide a new raised surface. Andrew … Continue reading

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Tame Tractor Test

Today Jenny and I have undertaken our 2 hour tractor assessment, which has been the culmination of over 5 days of training. I don’t think either of us realised there was so much to learn. We have used both our Kubota … Continue reading

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Adroit Tractor Training

Jenny, I and Jo from the Yateley Team of Hampshire County Council have been training on our shared tractors, first on the baby Kubota then on to the much bigger Massey. The latter is rather daunting since the front loader … Continue reading

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Hatches Pot Holes Be Gone

We are returning to Frimley Hatches next week to carry on the path resurfacing works we started last month. Below are a couple photos showing the new surfacing of type 1 being rolled and compacted at the end of October, using … Continue reading

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