Spring into action

The first buds of spring are bursting open and it was a pleasure to be down at Cae Bodfach this morning to see the first signs of a new season all around. Jack and I had gone into Llanfyllin to visit the high school to interview the school’s ‘eco-group’ members. Conscious kids who are leading…

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Willow production

This versatile, fast growing plant loves wet conditions, full sunlight and fertile soil. Its tough and can survive in thinner soils and drier places but it thrives along river banks and is adapted to to such environments. Although very supple and bendy willow is also brittle, so in a flood branches break off sparing the…

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One School One Planet and Llanfyllin High School

One School One Planet One School One Planet is an Arwain funded project, who are working with the local school and community to tackle the challenge of climate change. We are supporting the community of Llanfyllin to design a better more ecologically sound future for itself in line with the Paris Climate Accord. Since 2016…

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Use Slow and Small Solutions – Principle 9

Principle 9- Use small and slow solutions We have had a very proactive day again in the field with Mr Emyr Jones and students from Llanfyllin High School with spring in the air and energies high as half term term is fast approaching, the students did a fantastic job at laying the weed matting as…

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Fruit tree Treasure map

A lot of fun and laughter was had again today at Cae Bodfah as we used the maps drawn up by the Llanfyllin High School students last autumn to locate and label all the different fruit trees in the orchard. It was good going to navigate the map and locate every single piece of fruit…

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