Issue 125 October
News from the Farm Issue 125 October

Dry weather is great for harvesting - but sometimes it can be too dry. An inch of rain would help.

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Vine House Farm Launches New Hedgehog Food
Latest News Vine House Farm Launches New Hedgehog Food

Vine House Farm is proud to announce that we have launched new Hedgehog Food, which has been carefully formulated to provide the perfect nutritional balance. Although we are best known for our high-qu

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Applying a big conservation mind-set to your own outdoor space
Latest News Applying a big conservation mind-set to your own outdoor space

Much of the conservation measures aimed at supporting bird populations are of course on a relatively grand scale – and rightly so. Indeed, my farm, Vine House Farm in the Lincolnshire Fens, is over

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Issue 124 September
News from the Farm Issue 124 September

Our wheat harvest had a good yield with quantities on average with the last five years.

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Ever considered becoming a citizen scientist?
Latest News Ever considered becoming a citizen scientist?

The term ‘citizen science' covers a wide range of subjects, from identifying diseased trees to monitoring the activities of bats, using a moth trap to better identify species and numbers and, of cou

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Issue 123 August
News from the Farm Issue 123 August

The wheat harvest started much earlier this year, the first time since 1976

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Latest News How to Help Garden Birds & Wildlife in Hot & Dry Weather

With news this week of a hosepipe ban coming into force in NW England, potential bans elsewhere, and with a ban already in place in Northern Ireland, the effects of our exceptionally dry spring and su

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Issue 122 July
News from the Farm Issue 122 July

The weather is the most talked about subject at the moment

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Latest News The Benefits of Nature, Birds & Wildlife

Each of us has our own reasons for being interested in nature, and birds in particular. For some people the reasons are scientific, recording spring migrants and the numbers of any given species visit

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Latest News Live Mealworm Shortage & Alternative Foods

Well, it couldn’t have come at a worse time of year, but the fact is that our live mealworms supplier – who’s the only commercial breeder in the UK – is currently unable to supply any stock, f

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Latest News House Martin Migration 2018 & Helping Them Nest

House Martin Migration House Martins normally arrive back on our shores from sub-Saharan Africa during April, though some years these small, acrobatic white-rumped birds will start to appear at the en

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Issue 121 June
News from the Farm Issue 121 June

Th good weather in May has helped us progress on the farm

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My favourite place
Latest News My favourite place

My favourite place to go for an early morning walk is near a small village called Burnham Norton on the north Norfolk coast. It is not a nature reserve, it is wet grassland under stewardship where cat

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Latest News Large Birds & Live Mealworms - Managing Supply & Demand

For anyone feeding the birds in their garden, there are few things more rewarding than putting out live mealworms in the breeding season. The spectacle of adult birds taking the mealworms to their nes

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The delightful Long-tailed tit
Latest News The delightful Long-tailed tit

Long-tailed tits feeding on peanuts - a real favourite food for them It’s surely fair to say that no other small garden bird has quite the same charm and level of uniqueness as the Long-tailed tit.

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Issue 120 May
News from the Farm Issue 120 May

During one of Nicholas' annual bird surveys, he saw or heard 34 species in one morning

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