Certainly Blog — Forestry

We need to plant more trees

Whilst I really don’t claim to know a lot about trees, I am very keen to learn a lot more, and in that process, thoroughly enjoying a book give...

The health of Britain's trees

Part 1 You may have read one of my earlier blogs about Ash Dieback –Chalara fraxinea which first came to light in late 2014 at a very low leve...

Firewood prices

What is happening to firewood prices and what is the likely trend over the next few years? For some, firewood can be a free commodity, collect...

Why is this a 'mast year'?

Any ideas? I certainly had not got a clue until a few moments ago when I watched Countryfile and all was revealed. Its a year when a 'masting'...

Ash dieback - Chalara fraxinea

You will no doubt be aware of the furore over Chalara ash dieback.  Naturally, it has caused alarm and confusion.  Some retailers and customer...