The meadow hide is now finished . One question I’m often asked is how are you going to move a 2.5 metre square wooden building the fifteen miles to site . Especially as the hide will have to be carried on to the site down a narrow foot path .
The answer is that the hide has been built in sections, so once the cladding is removed the largest piece is only 2000mm x 900mm and all the packs weigh less that 25kg. In total there are over 30 packs of timber so it’s not going to be easy. Bring on the hide “jigsaw “
The Magpie ( Pica pica ) Words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The Eurasian Magpie , more commonly known as just the Magpie ( Pica pica ) is a member of the crow family and undoubtedly one of the most intelligent and curious of all birds likely to visit our gardens. Magpies are deeply embedded…
The Mole , Talpa euopaea Moles are a regular visitor at the Meadow Hide , we have never seen one which is normal but the evident there , with their distinctive mole hills periodically appearing in the grass path to the hide. The mole is a small mammal that spends most of it’s life underground…
Slow worm , Anguis fragilis With long, smooth, shiny, grey or brown bodies, slow worms look very similar to a small snakes and can grow up to 50cm long. In fact the Slow worm is a legless lizard , and are quite harmless to humans. Slow worms like humid conditions and emerge from their hiding…
Thanks for the visual of how you’ve made the hide into pre-fab panels! Very cool.
Very excitings moments are comming 🙂
I hope so