Rothbury resident plants dedication tree in memory of late husband as part of new environmental project

A Red oak tree has been planted by Rothbury resident Anthea Logan-Wood.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 2:41 pm
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 4:46 pm

As a child, she was evacuated to Cragend Farm, near Cragside, during World War Two and last weekend she returned to plant the sapling dedicated to her late husband, David.

Anthea, well known for her role as a fleece judge at local country shows, has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s but she was fit and well to walk to the planting site with her family.

It was all part of Cragend Farm’s new project for 2021 to plant 10 trees of 10 varieties to commemorate 10 years of its journey to restore the area for future generations.

Anthea Logan-Wood plants an oak tree as a dedication to her late husband, David.

Lou Renwick of Cragend Farm said: “We have invested in the trees, their plant pots, which will be their homes until they are planted out, and their species passports.”

If you would like to dedicate and plant a tree contact Shaun Renwick at Cragend Farm on 01669 621533 or email [email protected]

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