Volunteer for nature: Our autumn and winter Gwaith Dros Natur programme is now available here on our website for you to check out. We have an exciting range of opportunities for you to learn about conservation and how to look after the environment, based on our unique 40 acre reserve at Denmark Farm. Take your pick … Continue reading Volunteer: your time for nature
The Welcome Shelter at Denmark Farm was built just over a year ago (see blogpost from August 2013) and we always intended to create some sort of living wall on the south end. With several false starts over the recent summer we have now finally begun to plant up the wall. The underlying structure is a framework … Continue reading A Living Wall for Wildlife
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
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.
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