Monthly Archives: January 2013

7. The Fence Part 4- The Gate

Once the 2 fences were tied together we then had the matter of the gate. A very important part. I’d done some online research and found a few home made deer fences so Kevin, Finlay and I set off to Wicks in search of … Continue reading

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6. The Fence Part 3- Tying Wire

As mentioned before the deer fence has been an important part of work on the land. It not only protects the apple trees from hungry deer, but it can also provide protection from foxes, badgers, moles etc. The trench was dug, poles … Continue reading

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5. The Deer Fence Part 2- How to Dig & When to Take Breaks

Upon returning home from work (after the men had been working hard on the deer fence in the snow, rain, mud and cold for a week) Ray had left a note for us on top of an Easy Care Gardening … Continue reading

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4. The Deer Fence (Part 1)

We need a deer fence before we plant the apple trees because there are deer on the land and there’s nothing tastier for them than a bit of fresh tree bark… Once we’d finished the move Kevin, Ray and Finlay set to … Continue reading

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3. Land Warming

In celebration of finding and buying the woodland we had a ‘land warming’ mid January. With snow underfoot and sun in the sky it was a beautiful day filled with so many beautiful faces of friends who have journeyed with … Continue reading

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