Jubilee Wood news

The Jubilee Wood Blog

The Jubilee Wood Blog

Jubilee Wood July 2018 Although it’s  been a very dry and hot month, the trees in the wood appear to be coping although the lowering of the pond level shows just how much the water table has gone down so they must be digging deep with their

Read more

The Jubilee Wood in May

The Jubilee Wood in May

Jubilee Wood in May 2018 May has been another interesting month weather wise, sometimes pouring with rain and at other times so hot it’s been difficult to be outside.It doesn’t seem to have bothered Mother Nature though, and the Jubilee wood is growing at a fast pace,

Read more

Jubilee Wood April 2018

Jubilee Wood  April 2018

Jubilee Wood April was quite a month of extremes in terms of weather, but nature has a way of forging on regardless whilst most of us humans are struggling to cope. The great crested newts are a good example, having overwintered near to the pond under stones

Read more

The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

This is an interactive exercise for digital camera users, a chance to get your photograph on the village website.   Along the eastern boundary hedgerow of the Jubilee Wood is a large gap in the hedge deliberately maintained so as to provide a “window” for the view beyond the hedge.

Read more

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

The Jubilee wood could do with a hands on tidy up/post winter maintenace effort. Theres not a great deal to do so a burst of energy on a Saturday morning  could have it all done. Saturday 18th March 09:30 hours to 12:30 hours Bring loppers, pruning shears

Read more

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

Read more

Jubilee Wood Watch

Jubilee Wood Watch

  An occasional update of events, happenings and interesting things that have been observed in the Jubilee Wood (latest news at the top of the post) January 2017 For a quiet month there has been quite a lot of activity in the Jubilee Wood mostly to do

Read more

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

An excellent turnout for the annual trim and tidy of the pathways and hedges around the Jubilee Wood. Another is planned for next week, 30th January from 9.30 am.

Read more

Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

Jubilee Wood maintenance weekends

For three consecutive  Saturday mornings in November a team of volunteers have been trimming the sides of the main path in the Jubilee Wood,  primarily to cut back bramble which was encroaching on to the path way.  A fourth Saturday trimming morning is scheduled for the 6th

Read more

Jubilee Wood Winter Maintenance

Jubilee Wood Winter Maintenance

  Jubilee Wood Winter maintenance The Jubilee Wood is in need of some ground maintenance. The area to the right of the main entrance is encroaching onto the grass ride. A five metre band from the entrance to the central grass area needs to be cleared, leaving

Read more
Page 1 of 212