May has been a joy here at Denmark Farm with warmth, rain showers and green abundance exploding from the earth and hedgerows. The spring bulbs have been stunning throughout the month, particularly the bluebells and wild garlic. The oval shaped and strongly flavoured leaves of wild garlic (Alium ursinum) are one of the first wild foods … Continue reading Foraged food: Wild Garlic Pesto
We are very grateful to have recently received two small grants from Environment Wales and The Big Lottery Fund. This funding will enable us to get back to our roots and concentrate on some essential conservation and maintenance tasks, with support from local volunteers.
The Eco Campsite at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, west Wales is now open for business again. The first intrepid campers arrived this weekend with some lovely Easter sunshine. We’ve been very busy, getting ready, over the last few weeks; leveling the site after a soggy winter with the highland cattle, spreading out the copious mole … Continue reading Carry on Camping at west Wales Eco Campsite
Nettle soup: Delicious and nutritious. Nettles are a much undervalued resource growing abundantly on our doorsteps. Great for wildlife and biodiversity too.
If January’s relentless rain has left you feeling that there is nothing to look forward to then its time to plan your camping holiday for this summer. If camping in Wales is not your idea of a great holiday then think again. It seems that camping is a tonic for glumness and a growing number of … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful (part 2 – camping holidays)