This year The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm is taking part in Grow Your Tenner, an annual match funding campaign run by Localgiving. This is an amazing opportunity for us to raise valuable funds to help maintain our unique 40 acre nature reserve. During this campaign Localgiving will match all online donations up to £10, and … Continue reading Money Growing on Trees!
This week summer has returned to Denmark Farm, along with all the butterflies and the campers. During a peaceful lunchtime stroll around the meadows I was reminded of the wonderful passage in Miriam Darlington’s ‘Otter Country – In search of the wild otter’ about her stay on the Eco campsite at Denmark Farm: “we set out … Continue reading “A Dizzying Mosaic of Colour”
In February, a group of volunteers led by horticulture tutor Malcolm Berry embarked on a project to turn an area of grass at Denmark Farm (used for overflow car parking!) into a productive kitchen garden. As our ‘Veg Patch from Scratch’ programme comes to an end, Jacky, one of the volunteers reflects on the group’s achievements: “In … Continue reading Volunteers Create a Veg Patch from Scratch
What do you think of when someone say’s the magic words ‘wildlife photography’? This was just one of the questions asked and discussed when teaching wildlife photography at Denmark Farm. It is one of those deceptive questions that at first glance has an easy answer but which quickly leads to hard realities. On asking this … Continue reading Focus on Wildlife Photography
You may remember our most read blog post from last year ‘A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue‘. ‘Spike Bach’ (a juvenile hedgehog) was found wandering around at Denmark Farm last autumn, very underweight and disorientated. After a brief period of being looked after by Denmark Farm staff she was taken to the Carmarthenshire Bat and Hedgehog Hospital. Thankfully, with … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – The Sequel