Sussex Living Article

Tottington Woodlanders are featured in the September issue of the Sussex Living Magazine.  This is a free publication, available from a number of outlets in the local area, most notably Garden Centres, but also many other locations. Be sure to pick up your copy...
We Are Back

We Are Back

After many months of being without a website we are back at last.  Our previous site was subject to a series of cyber attacks that left it virtually unusable.  Over the past year the site has been completely rebuilt.   The old site was many years’ old and simply...
I’m Not Sure Wassail Works!

I’m Not Sure Wassail Works!

Wassailing apple trees is an ancient custom which is supposed to revitalise apple trees and improve their fertility. On the two occasions when we have wassailed the apple tree adjacent to  the butterfly glade, there have been disastrous consequences.  On the first...

Coppicing – Winter Work Programme

Did you go out into a wood this year and admire all the bluebells and other flowers, or in this good year for the butterflies, see loads of them flying about in the woodland glades? If the management of the woods by coppicing ceases then it wouldn’t be many years...

Botanical Survey

Town-hall Clock Adoxa moschatellina On the first of May 2013 we had the first session of the annual botanical survey in the wood.  As usual we were supervised by a member of the Worthing Botanical Recording Society; without whose help the survey would not be possible....