Archive for February, 2014

More storm damage

February 18, 2014

The high winds on St Valentine’s Day have caused yet more damage. Another big pine tree near the castle has come down, damaging the retaining wall and a smaller tree in its path. Several trees have lost branches, one by the Witch’s Cave and another near the allotments end gate. Again, many thanks to Teignbridge staff for clearing the paths so promptly. There are also some more pictures of the remnants of the big pine tree close to the castle.









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New compost bins

February 7, 2014

We now have a lovely new pair of compost bins which will help us recycle the garden prunings.


Storm damage clear up

February 7, 2014

As well as the Corsican Pine tree that came down by the castle, another smaller tree came down near the new planting by Horse Lane. Well done to Teignbridge staff for clearing this away so quickly and getting started on the big one too.



A Close Shave!

February 6, 2014


The violent storms over the last few days have claimed another casualty – a large Corsican Pine tree at the top of the gardens has come down just missing the castle by inches.