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!
June 8th to 16th June is Wales biodiversity week, and to celebrate this, a week of wildlife-themed events is being held across Wales. At Denmark Farm, we are holding a ‘Marvellous moths’ night with Ceredigion moth group on Thursday 13th June from 8.30 to 10 pm, followed by a moth ‘morning after’ session at 10 am … Continue reading Marvellous moths and perfect pollinators
There are lots of opportunities to provide a helping hand to wildlife this Spring, and here are just a few suggestions to get you started. If you’re aged between 13 and 25, or know someone who is, how about becoming a ‘Hedgehog Champion’? The Peoples Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is asking people to become … Continue reading A helping hand for wildlife