Farm News

Wildlife On The Farm – May 2018

Wildlife On The Farm – May 2018

Lots of wildlife activity at the moment especially bird life. Most of the Summer visitors are with us now. I haven’t heard a Cuckoo in the village yet but heard and see one at Maulden Heath. Loads of Swallows and House and Sand Martins seen […]

Our Brush With The Corn Bunting

Our Brush With The Corn Bunting

Have you heard of the Corn Bunting? Corn Buntings are notoriously plump, brown & white flecked birds with a quintessentially British name! The name derives from its preference for nesting and feeding in lowland farmland. Seeds, cereal grains, and freshly sown crops are the Corn Buntings […]

Spring Has Arrived!

Spring Has Arrived!

Fresh Air & Flowers Welcome along to Spring! Yellow daffodils have broken free and rapeseed floods the fields with their sweet aroma and vibrant yellow colour. Spring has finally arrived and you can look forward to fresh mornings and warmer evenings. Your garden is slowly starting […]

Wildlife On The Farm – March 2018

Wildlife On The Farm – March 2018

Farm Update! March 9th, and apart from it being a touch windy it’s a beautiful bright Spring day. I’ve just got back from the farm and at last I’ve got some good pictures of a Chinese Water deer, you can even see its tusks! Also […]

Wildlife On The Farm – July 2017

Wildlife On The Farm – July 2017

Last year the Shelducks attempted nesting in a quite exposed badger sett but they must have been disturbed so failed to breed. The pair returned again in late March but I only saw one of them on odd occasions thinking the other had moved away. […]

Wildlife On The Farm – January 2017

Wildlife On The Farm – January 2017

Since writing last a lot of water has run under the bridge in more senses than one. Although it hasn’t rained today (5th Jan) our garden is flooded in places. Our daffodils are not yet in flower in the garden but odd gardens in the […]