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So far Jill Willis has created 31 blog entries.

Ashwells champions reclaimed hardwood via The Green Room #Decarbonised podcast

Ashwells Managing Director Janine Davies-Tutt and Operations & Marketing Director Deb Davies-Tutt join Catherine Barratt in The Green Room to discuss the many and diverse advantages of timber reclamation and re-use. 

June 27th, 2022|0 Comments

Ashwell’s Janine Davies-Tutt wins NatWest female entrepreneurship title

In honour of International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8th March, eco-champion and Ashwells Reclaimed Timber business owner Janine Davies-Tutt has been named as one of fifteen winners of NatWest’s #BeTheRoleModel competition.

March 8th, 2022|0 Comments

Saving the rainforest: One tree at a time

To mark the launch of Sustain Essex - a brand new magazine from Essex Wildlife Trust, LoCASE and BusinessTime in Essex - editor Peter Richardson caught up with Ashwells MD Janine Davies-Tutt to examine the Build Back Greener movement and the actions specifiers can take post COP26.

February 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

Timber for Raised Beds

In this guest blog, an Ashwells customer shares her experience of remaking her vegetable garden and the benefits of selecting reclaimed Greenheart skimmings VS scaffolding boards for the construction of raised beds.  Part 1. Decision time! Vegetable gardening is a quiet passion of mine:  like so many people especially during the last couple of years, [...]

November 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Reclaimed timber at Berkeley Group’s ‘Green Quarter’

Explore this shining example of timber reclamation and reuse in action.  43 mixed species crossing timbers were used as part of this stunning amphitheatre at the heart of new green space.

November 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Reclaimed timber stars at RHS Chelsea 2021

After a year out due to Covid, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show returned for a wonderful autumnal spectacular.  Amongst the asters and dahlias, trees full of fruit and berries, grasses and seed-heads, another natural highlight stood out … characterful reclaimed timber. This year the show was an inspiring showcase of the wide range of species [...]

September 24th, 2021|0 Comments

Reclaimed keel blocks ‘Breathe Easy’ at RHS Tatton Park

Reclaimed keel blocks, sleepers, Oak posts, and Opepe boards star in Mustard Seed's silver-gilt award winning RHS Tatton Park garden.

August 11th, 2021|0 Comments

On Tropic Garden at RHS Tatton Park

The 'On Tropic' Garden at Tatton Park includes timber reclaimed from Tilbury Docks. Discover more about this multi award winning Feddie Strickland garden.

August 11th, 2021|0 Comments

Garden for a Green Future at RHS Hampton Court

Ekki timber reclaimed from the Kent Medway features in the inspirational RHS Hampton Court Garden for a Green Future.

August 11th, 2021|0 Comments

Reclaimed timber at the heart of London’s new Blossom Garden

London's commemorative Blossom Garden is now open to the public. Discover the story of the FSC certified reclaimed tropical timber used to create beautiful walkways & benches.

May 26th, 2021|0 Comments