The Incredible Edible Hedging Project

Dal Dy Dir

Our volunteers are planting hedgerows and wild flowers areas so that visitors can enjoy trying out eating, cooking and experiencing our local natural plants. We're going to plant some for our animals to enjoy too!

Visitor Information

The Forest
Kerry
Newtown
Powys
SY16 4DW

We are based in a small rural community in Mid Wales. We run voluntary programmes where everyone is welcome to come and take part.

Get in touch

Contact information

[email protected] 01686 670747 Twitter: @dal_dy_dir Instagram: @daldydir

Photos of the site

Woodland Clearance

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Kitchen

Friday, May 17, 2019

Creating a wild flower habitat

Friday, May 24, 2019

Wild flower border created!

Friday, May 31, 2019

A weekend out making Wild Beasts!

Friday, June 7, 2019

Weaving the dead hedge

Friday, June 7, 2019

Dead Hedge Prep!

Friday, June 14, 2019

Final Clearance

Friday, June 21, 2019

Final Clearance

Friday, June 21, 2019

What a difference!

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Grand Unveiling!

Friday, June 28, 2019

Planting Hedges

Friday, June 28, 2019

Loving our tree guards

Friday, June 28, 2019

Step up to our hedge!

Friday, June 28, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Birthday Party 22/09/2019 - 11:45 35 Mostly families or children under 12
Celebration - Forest Schools End of project 20/09/2019 - 11:45 8 20 – 25 years
Celebration for the project. Forest School lunches!! 16/09/2019 - 11:30 10 Mixed ages
Replanting duties again - for all the destroyed hedge 13/09/2019 - 11:30 12 20 – 25 years
Training days with our volunteers and art in the woods! 10/09/2019 - 09:30 13 Mixed ages
Forest days - tree identification and also wild fruit picking. 24/08/2019 - 09:30 18 Mixed mainly families
Woodland activities and also a flower and bugs count (Sadly not on our field!) 19/08/2019 - 11:30 20 Mixed mainly families
Flower identifications days and also collecting fruit and veg to make yummy lunches! 10/09/2019 - 09:30 15 Mixed mainly families
We held a forest schools week for families where we did lots of outdoor activities in the woods 03/08/2019 - 11:30 30 Mixed mainly families
DISASTER HAS STRUCK! Our incredible edible hedge and our beautiful wild flower meadow has been eaten by cows! 26/07/2019 - 10:30 4 Mixed ages
End of term party and final clear up for the summer holidays and our families 19/07/2019 - 11:30 12 20 – 25 years
Did our final week of planting for the summer holidays and the great unveiling of our wild flower meadow to the public! 16/07/2019 - 11:30 8 16 - 19 years
Put up our tree guards, watered our trees and vernally admired our progress! 12/07/2019 - 11:15 10 20 – 25 years
Continued our great hedge development! 09/07/2019 - 11:00 12 16 - 19 years
Continued to create our hedging 05/07/2019 - 10:00 9 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Onto the serious business of tree planting for our wild flower meadow 02/07/2019 - 10:00 8 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Onto the serious business of tree planting for our wild flower meadow 02/07/2019 - 10:00 8 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
We also planted some more edible hedge and cut some rather nifty steps! 28/06/2019 - 13:30 6 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
We put our Grow Wild Banner up today and planted more wild flowers - some from the site and some from seed. 28/06/2019 - 08:30 8 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Completed our final clearance of our primary site. A very exhausting but fun day! 21/06/2019 - 10:00 12 Mixed ages
Cleared behind our veg garden and weaved our dead hedge for planting wild fruit and also promoting biodiversity. 14/06/2019 - 10:00 8 Mostly young people 12-25
Took a weekend out to learn how to willow weave, with an amazing University Arts Teacher. Thanks Jude Macklin! 07/06/2019 - 09:00 16 Mixed ages
Built a smart border with donated materials and planted our wild flowers from Grow Wild! 31/05/2019 - 10:00 10 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Cleared a rough patch of land of broken material and laid some top soil. Very wet day! 28/05/2019 - 10:00 10 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Looked after our vegetable plot and cleared more of the site! 21/05/2019 - 09:30 8 16 - 19 years
Looked after our vegetable plot and cleared more of the site! 21/05/2019 - 09:30 8 16 - 19 years
Continued clearing and finished our qualification in Outdoor Working! 24/05/2019 - 09:30 12 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Planted more vegetables and seeds for harvesting. 14/05/2019 - 09:30 6 16 - 19 years
Planted vegetables for harvesting later in the year. 10/05/2019 - 10:30 12 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Continued to prepare and clear the site. Watered and fed our hedgerow plants. 07/05/2019 - 10:30 8 16 - 19 years
Started to clear our site and identify edible plants already on site. 03/05/2019 - 09:15 10 Mixed mainly 12-25 years