Wood is split and then piled up. After a couple of years of seasoning, it is dry enough to burn.
Coppiced hazel bank
Winter is the best time for tree work. Hazel trees should be cut down to ground level. New shoots will grow up from the base, re-invigorating the root system and old wood. A hazel tree coppiced regularly in this way can live for thousands of years. We first cut the above bank about seventeen years […]