What is coppicing?

On Saturday morning’s In The Garden With Ron Wilson show a caller asked about the Norwegian practice of coppicing. Neither Ron Wilson nor I were familiar with the term but that’s how you learn! Here’s a great article I found from the United Kingdonm.

Coppicing is an ancient form of woodland management that involves repetitive felling on the same stump, near to ground level, and allowing the shoots to regrow from that main stump. (Also known as the coppice stool).

To read the entire article on coppicing of trees, click here.