Christmas can cause headaches for many of us, who prefer not to waste money on endless, useless stuff likely to end up in landfill. But it can also be hard to completely opt out as we don’t want to be seen to act like Scrooge by our nearest and dearest. So, why not embrace … Continue reading Twelve Sparkling Days of Eco Christmas Shopping
The recent warm weather has resulted in huge numbers of visitors to our late-flowering plants. We had more than 50 small tortoiseshell butterflies on one sedum (ice plant) in the courtyard beds last week. Small tortoiseshell butterflies on sedum (Denmark Farm) According to the results of this year’s Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count, the long spells of warm sunny weather … Continue reading Late Summer Spectacular!
A few weeks ago we were delighted to welcome Rozie Apps, from Permaculture Magazine, to stay for a long weekend. She found our new Eco Lodge “well thought out and the local markets and countryside enticing”. “Freshly picked flowers from the wildflower meadow, tea, coffee and biscuits were waiting for us on the table, our pre-ordered butter … Continue reading Permaculture Magazine gives Eco Lodge thumbs up
Warm Welsh wool blankets, toasty wood burners, local fresh produce delivered to your door, free coffee at the local pub! …what more could you wish for from a winter get away? GREEN WINTER SPECIALS
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!)