The Holme Fen post :
Holme Fen, specifically Holme Posts, is believed to be the lowest land point in Great Britain at 2.75 metres (9.0 ft) below sea level.
Before drainage, the fens contained many shallow lakes, of which Whittlesey Mere was one of the largest. The River Nene originally...
i do love it when people say farming black land (Fen / Peat etc) is easy !
1) it can blow, dykes and roads full of soil.
2) if it blows it can take young seedlings with it
3) it can be so bl@@dy springy it is impossible to consolidate so pushes and bulldozes with any form of cultivator
in a village called Sible Headingham , just north of Braintree, . i wouldn't make a special trip to the chippy, but it did kept malnutrition at bay !
you see, that is where is i differ, i saw a professional using one once , and thought 'it cant be that hard , so best have my own :banghead: '