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Getting Started in Your Own Wood

Handbook / Manual
Thinking of buying a small wood, own or care for one? Then this is the book for you

By: Julian Evans(Author), Will Rolls(Author), John White(Illustrator), Stephen Evans(Illustrator), Sophie Churchill(Foreword By)

163 pages, 40 b/w illustrations, tables

Hyden House

Paperback | Apr 2015 | Edition: 2 | #222470 | ISBN-13: 9781856232128
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $17/€15 approx

About this book

Owning a small wood or being able to help look after one well has become an increasingly popular subject. Getting Started in Your Own Wood has all you need to know about the basics. It is written by experts committed to the care and stewardship of our woodland resources and provides practical advice and guidance for those coming to woodland management for the first time.

- Owning or caring for a wood
- First steps
- When you may need permission
- Planting and caring for trees
- Natural regeneration
- Cleaning, pruning, thinning and felling
- Coppicing and pollarding
- Woodland crafts and products
- Firewood and wood to burn
- Enriching the wood for wildlife
- Keeping your wood safe from pests and diseases
- Advice and where to get help

Getting Started in Your Own Wood is an expanded and updated edition of Julian's hugely successful Badgers, Beeches and Blisters, it has been fully revised and has two new chapters added by Will Rolls on firewood and tree pests and diseases.

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