Recent news from Humber Woodland
We have had a lot of snow at Humber Woodland this weekend, access to the field is only possible with a 4 x 4. For updates ring Diane on 01568 760 443.
ALL THIS WENT TO LANDFILL LAST YEAR! So… …please come to our CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING DAY on 16th December 2017, 10am – 2pm and make your own ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS DECORATION! All materials will be free of charge, but we will be grateful for any donations for St Michael’s Hospice.
The long-awaited Indian summer has arrived, bringing some beautiful sunny days to enjoy the gorgeous autumn colours as the trees at Humber Woodland begin to shed their leaves. Soon it will be winter, a time when nature goes to sleep and we, too, can feel rather like hibernating, so now is a good time to [...]
Don’t lay me in some gloomy churchyard shaded by a wall
Where the dust of ancient bones has spread a dryness over all,
Lay me in some leafy loam where, sheltered from the cold
Little seeds investigate and tender leaves unfold.
There kindly and affectionately, plant a native tree
To grow resplendent before God and hold some part of me.
The roots will not disturb me as they wend their peaceful way
To build the fine and bountiful, from closure and decay.
To seek their small requirements so that when their work is done
I’ll be tall and standing strongly in the beauty of the sun.
Reproduced by kind permission of Pam Ayres, from her book Surgically Enhanced