Publishing progress in household medicine

New book! One of the reasons that our medical herbalist, Anne, has been so short of time to spend at Holt Wood is her involvement in recent years in preparing a historical book on household medicine for publication. The book is based on Anne’s research into...

Wild visitors

Wildlife galore Surprised we were to visit the wood last weekend and find a deer lurking. Apparently roe deer can squeeze through gaps less than a foot wide. So we think it must have got in under the fence somewhere and we will have to do some clearance along the...

We went down to the woods today

Insect hotels Children visiting Holt Wood last weekend had a great time using household waste plastic bottles, cardboard, string and plant material to make different kinds of structures attractive to insects such as lacewings, solitary bees and others. We searched...