Brack’in business

This year’s dry and balmy summer has quickly been replaced by the damp cool days and cold dark nights of Autumn. The trees have put on their final show in preparation for winter dormancy and the lush green annual scrub vegetation has given up the battle and returned to the earth. Before we get in… Continue reading Brack’in business

Bees here now

Yet another productive few weeks at Renscault Brooghs. The wildflowers have climaxed and the grasses and bracken have kicked into overdrive! The insect activity has also gone turbo, which is undoubtedly welcomed by many hungry beaks, but the river is very low, which is not surprising given what little rain we’ve had. Dare I say,… Continue reading Bees here now

Show me a sign

The last couple of weeks have been pretty productive. We are very happy to finally have the for sale sign down and our new nameplate up. It looks a bit beaten-up at the moment but will intentionally rust over the coming weeks and then (hopefully) appear as if it’s been there forever. The nameplate was… Continue reading Show me a sign

So far…

The sheer scale and beauty of Renscault Brooghs is beginning to sink in. The site has certainly awoken from its winter sleep into a ridiculous vitality and vigour fuelled party. Hawthorns and rowans show off their dense white flowers which impress me more and more each year. The wildflowers are changing shifts and the pollinators… Continue reading So far…

The story begins

On Friday 28th May 2021, Manx Roots Ltd became the custodian, owner and protector of a 25 acre site in the West Baldwin Valley, now known as Renscault Brooghs. The site will be managed as a rewilding project, in which we will allow nature to take the lead and we will only get involved when… Continue reading The story begins

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