Peak Blossom 2024

Peak Blossom 2024

The end of April is peak blossom time in our woodland. The black thorn in the field hedges and the Gorse at the woodland edges are the first to appear. As the first leaves start to open, the cabin is soon disappearing amongst the cherry blossom. And the subtle scent...
Forestry Roots – trained to chainsaw

Forestry Roots – trained to chainsaw

I’m now into my second month at Broadleaf Wales, where I’m doing my apprenticeship in Woodland Management with Ruth Pybus and David Brown. My placement is set to last for one year, funded through the Royal Forestry Society (RFS), Forestry Roots scheme, which aims to...

What On Earth Are They Doing?

Yup, it’s been another noisy winter in the woods at Bron Haul. Hopefully, it’s not gratuitous. This Nature Friendly Farming Network short film lets you know what we’re trying to do. Farm Woodland Management with Ruth Pybus, Broadleaf Wales (Welsh...