TQ4021 : Coppiced trees and bluebells, Fletching Common

taken 7 years ago, near to Newick, East Sussex, Great Britain

Coppiced trees and bluebells, Fletching Common
Coppiced trees and bluebells, Fletching Common
Coppicing is a management technique of cutting trees and shrubs to ground level allowing vigorous regrowth and a sustainable supply of timber for future generations.
Trees and shrubs that are cut down in this way can produce shoots that grow over 30cm in a week.
The benefits of coppicing are varied, including promoting ground vegetation (by letting light in), raw materials for thatching, fencing, kindling and charcoal making. Also coppiced trees live longer than non coppiced trees. All trees can be coppiced, but hazel, ash, lime and beech are common.


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TQ4021, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Category
Bluebells   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 409 219 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.7612N 0:0.3965E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 409 218
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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