We hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and would like to thank those who came and supported our coffee morning in December. It was great to see so many of you, and together we raised £116 for St Michael's Hospice through our bring and buy and the sale of our [...]
Thank you to everyone who came to our Bulb Planting Days. We had beautiful weather and very much enjoyed meeting you all and are now looking forward to seeing the lovely wild Daffodils and Bluebells in the Spring. As Christmas is not far away, we thought it would be nice [...]
We will be having a bulb planting at Humber Woodland of Remembrance on Saturday 26th October, and Saturday 2nd November. We welcome families to come and plant Wild Daffodil and English Bluebell bulbs on their loved ones’ graves. The bulbs have been delivered and await planting. Please join us on [...]
Following recent news coverage about England's cemeteries running out of space, Diane featured on the Andrew Easton radio programme on BBC Hereford & Worcester. Although cemeteries and graveyards may be filling up, there are alternatives, one of which is green burial. In the UK we have large volumes of farmland [...]
In August Diane carried out this year's Big Butterfly Count, with help from her daughter, son in law and grandson. As expected there were lots of Small White, Green-veined White, and Gatekeeper. We also spotted a few Meadow Brown, but to our surprise we didn't see a single Red Admiral, [...]
Despite a blustery May day, the dandelions are in full bloom at Humber Woodland, brightening up the landscape. They are providing a food source for the many species of Butterflies we see at the woodland.
We marked our Tenth Anniversary at the end of April with an Open Day on the Saturday and a Planting Day on the Sunday, preceded by a ceremony of thanksgiving. The day which ended with the release of White Doves, in memory of people buried at Humber Woodland. The doves [...]
On Sunday 21st April, Diane featured on the Michael Collie programme on BBC Hereford & Worcester radio. The programme discussed the Malvern Spring Gardening Show, where one of this year's this show gardens is inspired by a green burial site. Listen to the interview here, 1 hour and 42 minutes [...]
April 2013 sees the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of Humber Woodland of Remembrance. Ten years since our new woodland was planted, to provide a place for green burial in our lovely Herefordshire countryside. Many more trees have been added to the woodland and wild flowers are spreading across the [...]
It's been cold at Humber Woodland, the snow makes the trees look beautiful and makes the woodland appear even more peaceful. There are some snow drops and even some primroses nestling under a few of the trees reminding us that spring is on the way!