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
Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is delighted to be hosting an art exhibition, opening this Saturday 16th August. The exhibition features the talented painter Lil Tudor-Craig and is part of the Ceredigion Art Trail. Lil’s beautiful, highly detailed, paintings are of wildlife in their habitat, focussing on the relationship between British wild plants and the creatures they support. This … Continue reading Ecology into Art Exhibition – 16th to 31st August 2014
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
This week a pair of Spotted Flycatchers had a lucky escape at Denmark Farm. Eagle-eyed campers noticed a nondescript brown bird entering the flue of the wood burner for the yurt. It seemed possible that they had seen a Spotted Flycatcher using the pipe as a nest site so I popped up to take a … Continue reading A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers
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.