The Wilden Marsh Blog


My garden is becoming a menagerie.

A toadstool this time! My intention was to screw this colourful toadstool to a raised rodding-point cover trip hazard outside my workshop door. My creation proved to be an even greater trip hazard, so I need to find a place for it in my garden.

I mentioned in an earlier post that I had whittled a snake-headed walking stick while in blog isolation. The above photographs show the result of my first attempt at walking stick making and carving. My creation has now settled down in the rafters, waiting for a  time in the future when infirmity dictates I need help walking. I made this stick from applewood grown in my garden. Hopefully, my pins will support… Read More