Author: Mara

About Mara

Facilities & Events Manager at Denmark Farm, often making the coffee and showing people where to park!

Winter jobs for wildlife (and people!)

Here at Denmark Farm we have been busy finishing-off some winter wildlife jobs, with the help of our enthusiastic volunteers.  Before the end of March approaches, there’s still time to finish a few similar jobs in  your own garden or local patch. Aberystwyth Conservation volunteers have been stacking wood from our recently coppiced hedge – all … Continue reading Winter jobs for wildlife (and people!) »

Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt

It was a glorious sunny day and, once furnished with a pair of Denmark Farm wellies, Jonathon Porritt joined several of our trustees on a walk around the site. He was particularly impressed with the roundhouse and other structures built by volunteers and course participants, and pleased to hear about all our links to communities … Continue reading Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt »

2013 is Bigger and Better for Learning

We think that our 2013 course programme is our best ever! It certainly is our biggest ever with over 35 courses and workshops, developed in response to requests and feedback from all of you. We’ve packed in a feast of exciting new workshops around the theme of ‘Sustainable Food’: For all you budding gardeners out … Continue reading 2013 is Bigger and Better for Learning »

Signs of Spring

Despite being plunged back into cold winter temperatures after an all-too-brief glimpse of sunshine, there are definitely signs of Spring here at Denmark Farm. Catkins are swaying in the chilly breeze, and snowdrops are blooming enthusiastically in the courtyard beds. Snowdrops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre The hawthorn leaves have already burst forth in shades … Continue reading Signs of Spring »