Nettle soup: Delicious and nutritious. Nettles are a much undervalued resource growing abundantly on our doorsteps. Great for wildlife and biodiversity too.
Despite relentless rain we can gain great hope from the gradually lengthening days and a few early snowdrops emerging from the sodden ground. With black Friday and blue Monday now behind us it is time to shake off any glumness and find a tonic to cheer yourself up. Pull on your wellies and go out … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful (part 1 – birdsong)
The snow, wind and rain have caused a few delays to the building schedule for our eco holiday accommodation. However, we’re keeping busy in the office, stocking up on some lovely eco-friendly soft furnishings ready for our first guests. Alphabeds near Llandysul are hand-making making our beds in their water powered workshop, with sustainably sourced … Continue reading Warm, Woolly and Green
We’re really excited to have had 3 separate sightings of woodcock at Denmark Farm recently – each in a different part of the reserve, so we may have several birds here. The woodcock is a highly secretive and largely nocturnal wading bird which spends most of the day in dense cover – so we are … Continue reading Winter Woodcock Sightings
This week we were pleased to hear that Denmark Farm Conservation Centre has been awarded a beautiful glass engraved acorn by Environment Wales. As part of their 20th Anniversary celebrations Environment Wales have selected 20 diverse Environment Wales projects to showcase their project to past and present members of Environment Wales, fellow registered projects, key stakeholders and decision … Continue reading ‘Exemplifying Environmental Sustainability’