A small continuous cover forest in Ireland, Hollywood, is helping spread news of the urgent need to #divest from fossil fuels today 13 Feb 2015
Elm timber from the Blackstairs, Co. Carlow turned into bespoke doors for Hollywood, by master woodworker Albert Fogarty.
I wrote in early December how our first timber from Hollywood was being used for something special... check out the wedding photo
As you can see, some of our conifer trees are getting big. When our forest contractor Sean Hoskins and his fellow worker Conor Murphy, selectively felled some trees for Hollywood's 2nd thinning in January, Conor asked if he could have our largest cut tree, in exchange for reducing his felling fee. "Sure", I said, surprised.…Read more First timber from Hollywood is made into something special
Our small two and half acre tree plantation, consisting mostly of 23 year old conifers (Sitka Spruce) and some native trees, Alder and some Ash, was thinned in January 2009. The plantation had never been thinned before. Following our Close-to-nature-Continuous Cover forestry management plan, we marked (see the article link below) and then removed roughly…Read more Not being able to see the trees for the wood