Best Equipment

The best forestry spades for planting

There are clear best forestry spades for planting any kind of tree. They are not your regular garden spade, they head of the spade is much smaller and curved to cut the ground much more easily. The same spades are used throughout the year and on all different kinds of terrain. The only time these bad boys won’t work is […]

Littledean near Eyemouth

We have spent a fair amount of time on the Littledean sites near Eyemouth. We are currently working on some spraying here, but planted many of the compartments too. Eyemouth is in the Scottish Borders, but is still about 1.5 hours drive from home. Planting There were a mix of trees going into this site, it was such a huge […]

Keeping it green with Octopus Energy

There are a number of energy plans with Octopus Energy, and although Octopus state upfront that they might not be the cheapest, we found the price to be the best available to us. We went with the Super Green plan which meant that our gas usage was also offset by Octopus Energy. Octopus also use sustainable energy suppliers for their […]

The best forestry gloves

After a fair bit of time in the industry, and plenty of gloves tested, we think it is time to share our findings and let you know what we think are the best forestry gloves. This article contains Amazon affiliate links. This means when you buy a product through our link we earn a little bit of money – at […]

Planned forestry works in Walkerburn

Many people have taken to social media to debate the forestry plans for Walkerburn. The plan, by Forestry and Land Scotland proposes to work on 3543 hectares of land between Elibank, Traquair, Caberston and Tornilee forests. The plan wants to bring together some separate woodlands while also working on two new woodland creations. The forests would bring about new natural […]