Issue 181 June
News from the Farm Issue 181 June

Nicholas saw and heard a Cuckoo every day during May this year

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Is the message getting through?
Latest News Is the message getting through?

Our guest blogger Phil Pickin gives his insights into the results of No Mow May in his part of the country...

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Issue 180 May
News from the Farm Issue 180 May

The increase in activity of the birds in our gardens is always interesting to see during the breeding season

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Issue 179 April
News from the Farm Issue 179 April

Lots happening on the farm & in the garden as Spring wakes up & the birds need their live mealworms

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How to Grow & Care for Sunflowers
How to Grow & Care for Sunflowers

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Issue 178 March
News from the Farm Issue 178 March

Nicholas writes about the benefits of a good rotation crop, spring beans, putting nitrogen into the soil, which then helps the following crop.

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Looking forward
Latest News Looking forward

Our guest blogger Andrew Cooper is watching daffodils sway in the sea breeze on the Cornish coast, knowing that Spring is not so far away.

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The value of hedgerows
Latest News The value of hedgerows

Our guest blogger Phil wants us to bring back hedges - since the 1950s, the Woodland Trust estimate we've lost 118,000 miles of hedgerow, mainly due to changes in agricultural practices.

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Issue 177 February
News from the Farm Issue 177 February

Nicholas visits to the Tree Sparrow nests on the farm give fairly good idea of what is happening to the insects in our countryside

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Issue 176 January
News from the Farm Issue 176 January

We've over 1,000 Widgeon on the farm, had returning flocks of Lapwings & the Greylag Geese have been eating the sugar beet crop

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When the North Wind Blows
Latest News When the North Wind Blows

Our guest blogger Andrew Cooper discusses how wildlife reacts to the drop in temperatures

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Issue 175 December
News from the Farm Issue 175 December

Nicholas welcomed back the Whoopers for their brief visit & laments the lack of success with increasing the Moorhen population on the farm

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Why Black Friday?
Latest News Why Black Friday?

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Seeing Red
Latest News Seeing Red

Our guest blogger Andrew Cooper on the beauty and danger of wild animals, including the Red Deer, roaming freely on Dartmoor National Park

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Issue 174 November
News from the Farm Issue 174 November

The winter migrants arrive, including Pink Footed Geese and Fieldfares - Nicholas is sure that the migrants return to the best food source found last year

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Why we need more trees (and bushes)
Latest News Why we need more trees (and bushes)

Our guest blogger Phil Pickin takes on the task of creating new habitat in his garden, for safer feeding

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