The Carbon Credentials of our wood fuel
Looking out of the window at yet another grey, soggy day, it’s hard not to feel depressed about the probability that the extremes of weather…Read More >
Windy weather and stove management
Gusts of 60+ mph have been rattling the roof tiles today – and the chimney has been roaring as it sucks the flames upwards! This…Read More >
£950 Grants for Wood Pellet Boilers
Under the new Renewable Heat Premium Scheme, if you are a householder in Scotland, England or Wales who does not have gas central heating, you…Read More >
No mess, no hassle, and no spiders! And they look good, too.
One thing we’re not missing about the logs is the mess…the bits and bark that always seem to sneak out of the log basket, even…Read More >
Wild and windy… but the marigolds are still flowering!
It’s been such a mild November…scarcely any frost and many flowers that would normally be long gone are still hanging in there. The night scented…Read More >
Mix and Match is a great intro to wood fuel
Remember that sweetie stand at Woolworths…the Pick n’ Mix? I used to delight in that Saturday treat of being able to try out a bit…Read More >
Why wood briquettes are so carbon-friendly
When setting up the Wood Fuel Co-op we decided to supply wood briquettes and pellets, rather than firewood logs, for a number of reasons. Apart…Read More >
It’s not just heat – the aroma’s important too
I wandered back up the path to my little studio in the dark last night, listening to the owls calling and even though there’s scarcely…Read More >
Bark briquette after 8 hours burning
Wow! This is half a bark briquette after 8 hours’ burning in the small woodstove. It boiled 3 kettles full of water in the early…Read More >
Black puddings: a hot tip!
Bark briquettes rock! Last night was the coldest for a while and I tried out what looks like a big black pudding: one of the…Read More >