A recent highlight at Denmark Farm was the sighting of a kingfisher from the lakeside hide. At this time of year, juveniles are looking for territories of their own and can often turn up in gardens and local ponds in the hope of a quick snack. The lakeside hide provides an excellent viewing point, with the entrance to the hide concealed … Continue reading Season’s Tweetings!
This week’s blog post has been written by Daniel Butler who was teaching on the Aberystwyth University (SELL) Ecology of Fungi course run here at Denmark Farm last weekend. Although the leaves are still on the trees (Good God, it’s late November!), apparently snow is its way and most mushrooms are starting to look distinctly … Continue reading Mushroom Magic
Early September can be a magical time of the year with cool bright mornings, butterflies and bees busy making the most of the nectar, dew covered blooms, blackberries ripening in the sunshine and mists of course! It seems that the end of the summer also marks a clear change in our consciousness to start learning … Continue reading Autumn…Season of mists and… learning new skills (apparently!)
Summer is most definitely here, and if you prefer to be out and about in the countryside rather than sipping chilled Pimms in a deck chair, there are a number of wildlife surveys you can take part in (some can even be done while sitting in a deck chair!) . Starting on 20th July until … Continue reading The latest buzz about summer wildlife…
On Sunday 16th June, from 11am until 3pm, Denmark Farm will be opening its gates to all for a long-awaited Open Day. We have not held an Open Day for two years so we are really pulling out the stops to make this a memorable one. The event will also celebrate the finale of our … Continue reading Good Green Fun at Denmark Farm Open Day