Some months ago I announced the launch of Craft and Cake: an initiative to raise funds for Denmark Farm. A group of us meet regularly to get creative, making beautiful objects to raffle off later this year. So far our endeavours have focused on knitting and crochet and we have had donations of yarn as well as … Continue reading Connecting through craft and cake
Over the last few years we have had two separate accounts about the history of Denmark Farm. These fascinating memories are helping to fill the gaps in our knowledge about this beautiful piece of land and its previous use.
Next week we are welcoming back Phil the Bugman for a Big Butterfly day at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. Everyone is welcome to join us on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 from 10am to 4pm. With Phil’s expert guidance you will learn to identify common Butterflies, monitor their numbers and maintain their habitat. This is a free event and part … Continue reading Flutterbies, butterflies and the bugman
This week a pair of Spotted Flycatchers had a lucky escape at Denmark Farm. Eagle-eyed campers noticed a nondescript brown bird entering the flue of the wood burner for the yurt. It seemed possible that they had seen a Spotted Flycatcher using the pipe as a nest site so I popped up to take a … Continue reading A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers
Frothy fragrant elder blooms are now exploding all around the hedgerows at Denmark Farm. Elderflower fritters are a tasty & different use for elder flowers. A memorable pudding for a mid-summers day feast, celebrating the bounty of our hedgerows in June.