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
We are very sad to announce the passing of Gaby Grace – our longest-serving trustee and a very special friend and supporter of Denmark Farm. Having been a trustee since September 1997 – nearly 19 years – Gaby had a unique perspective and understanding of Denmark Farm – both the site itself and the history of … Continue reading Gaby Grace
Christmas came early for Denmark Farm last year, in the form of a grant for £17,627 awarded by the Volunteering in Wales Fund towards our new project ‘Holistic Habitats’. As well as supporting volunteers to look after our 40 acre nature reserve, the funding will also enable us to develop a kitchen garden – something … Continue reading New Funding for Denmark Farm volunteers!