Tag Archives: Denmark Farm Conservation Centre

Twelve Sparkling Days of Eco Christmas Shopping

    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 »

Late Summer Spectacular!

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! »

Permaculture Magazine gives Eco Lodge thumbs up

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 »

Autumn…Season of mists and… learning new skills (apparently!)

    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!) »