Next NIA phase

March 2014

During the last week of March, final touches for the season will be added to the woodland with a combination of tree and plug planting together with wildflower seed sowing. 

Still waiting to see the species list but the area would certainly improve with the addition of more hazel. (Corylus avellana).

Female Hazel Flower
Male flower

Coppice showing 1 year re-growth

A Natural History
This plant is a real woodland favourite for many and has been a human resource for centuries in the British Isles, mentioned in almost every commentary on Ancient Woodland and woodland management.

Hazel management at Centenary Woodland
Coppiced hazel stool

Coppice products - hedging stakes


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