Six of the best planted at Coggeshall’s Grange Barn
Tuesday 11 April 2023
Six apple trees have been planted in the grounds of the National Trust’s Grange Barn in Coggeshall as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy project. The trees, currently no more than a metre tall, join the already flourishing fruit trees to form a small orchard in the garden at Grange Barn, which will provide fruit […] Read more >
The trees that hold the secrets to our past… and our future?
Thursday 25 February 2021
Tricia Moxey, CPRE Essex vice-chairman, reviews a book that is both fascinating and concerning As a tree grows, it lays down an annual ring of new woody tissue just beneath the bark. The width of each ring will reflect the growing conditions of each specific year – wider in a year of warmth and rain, […] Read more >
Felling licences are simple and free to obtain, so why are so many trees being axed illegally?
Wednesday 7 August 2019
For this story we are indebted to our friends at the Forestry Commission, who have reported an increase in the number of cases of illegal tree-felling across East Anglia The area of woodland felled without a felling licence increased from 9.48 hectares in 2013-14 to 20.55 hectares in 2017-18. All reports of unlicensed felling are […] Read more >