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Forestry work in Scotland – Part 1

Posted by on April 19th 2012

Chisholme House hosted a Forestry Fortnight at the end of March.

Rhodo bashing 1

The first job was to remove rhododendron bushes some 50-60 years old.  Most of the cuttings were burned, but some logs may be turned into furniture.

Rhodo bashing 5 - removing roots

An Army winch was used to drag the roots out…

Rhodo bashing 7 - removing roots

which saves a lot of digging.

Rhodo bashing 8 - fire