BBC2 series

2021-01-22T13:05:01+00:0026 September 2012|

Green burial is to be featured in a BBC2 documentary called 'Dead Good Job'. The Association of Natural Burial Grounds is going to appear in tonight's programme along with a green burial ground based in Lincolnshire. Tune in to BBC2 at 9.00pm (on 26th September 2012), we're looking forward to [...]

Bulb Planting

2021-01-22T12:59:57+00:003 September 2012|

Fast approaching is our October Bulb Planting weekend. We welcome families to come and plant Wild Daffodil and English Bluebell bulbs on their loved ones' graves. The bulbs have just been delivered and await planting. Please join us on the 27th or the 28th October at the Hop Kiln for [...]

Big Butterfly Count

2021-01-22T12:59:30+00:0015 August 2012|

We recently took part in Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count, when Diane and her sister Liz spent some time at Humber Woodland and counted the many different species of butterflies there. We saw Large White, Small White, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper and Small Tortoiseshell, as well as a Red [...]

Unusual weather…

2021-01-22T13:04:30+00:001 August 2012|

The unusual weather we have experienced this year has affected Humber Woodland as well as the farm. We are finding that some wildflowers have already gone to seed, such as ox-eye daisy and yellow rattle, others such as knapweed, are only just coming in to flower. Some of the grass [...]

Remembering Linda

2021-01-22T13:04:10+00:0025 June 2012|

We still can't quite believe that Linda Robinson is no longer with us. She died on the 4th June 2012, less than 2 months after launching her Burial Clouds from Risbury Court Hop Kiln. Linda was a warm, vibrant, inspiring character, full of life and plans for her new business. [...]

Humber Woodland on BBC Hereford & Worcester

2021-01-22T13:03:43+00:0020 June 2012|

Diane Thomas, founder of Humber Woodland of Remembrance, joined Mike George on BBC Hereford & Worcester on Tuesday 19th June, to talk about green burial, and environmentally friendly coffins. Click this link to listen again, the interview can be found approximately 1 hour and 53 minutes in to the show. [...]

Dying Matters Awareness Week

2021-01-22T13:02:30+00:0010 June 2012|

We were delighted to be asked to join St Michael’s Hospice at their Dying Matters Awareness Event in Hereford high town on Wednesday 16th May. We took a seagrass coffin along, and received some positive comments. Lots of people took a break from their shopping to ask questions, and plenty had heard of Humber [...]

Dandelion Wine

2021-01-22T13:01:56+00:0010 June 2012|

According to a recent article in The Guardian, Dandelion Wine making is an important part of the home brewer’s calendar! Most dandelions make an appearance in the Spring, and we have certainly seen them at Humber Woodland. The dandelion is a beautiful flower, brightening up the hedgerows and fields around [...]

Risbury Hop Kiln

2021-01-22T12:51:03+00:0010 June 2012|

Following conversion in 2010, The Hop Kiln at Risbury Court is now available for funeral ceremonies and wakes. Our Hop Kilns, last used for drying hops in 2007, have been converted into a large space where religious or non-religious funeral ceremonies can take place, or where wakes may be held. The kilns [...]

Go to Top