Taking stock

Tonight the heaviest of the underweight young hedgehogs was deemed heavy enough to move from the guest room to an outdoors shed to harden off for re-entry to the outdoors world

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Unfortunately (?) while taking him outside two new light-weight youngsters were stumbled upon Рnow nestled on the guest room hot plate.  (10-1+2=11)

Took some time today to tour the three and a half acres and look at it with a longer term eye. Caring for the land seems a big responsibility.  Doing nothing results in a world taken over by sycamores but over intervention may have unforeseen consequences.

Looking at boundaries and thinking about light, shelter, species to assist…

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Bracken – how far should it go?
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Hazel proliferates round the borders, now starting to give nuts which are a pigs delight

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Bert picture of the day
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Spot picture of the day
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Nearby the horse manure store grows
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Mathematical constructions for the polytunnel continue – how do you concrete in two ground posts exactly 40 feet apart?
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