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My local Beekeepers Association met here recently to help me with my new hives. I treated my two hives for the varroa disease and thankfully, they both came through the winter.  In March, I was pleased to see that both … Continue reading

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Animal Rescue!

Having said good bye to the guests on Saturday morning we immediately had a two-legged visitor at the front door, making the loudest noise!  I knew straightaway it was a wild duck calling her young and thought no more about … Continue reading

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Birds are clever little things…

With the sun shining so bright and hot this past weekend it was an ideal opportunity to do some tidying up in the garden.  I decided to rake up the pea gravel and replace it with much larger stones so … Continue reading

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Climbing Chickens – Erratum!!!

My in-house Editor, aka my father, has informed me that my chickens do not roost in a eucalyptus tree but a Mediterranean pine which was grown from a pine cone by my late Grandmother. My Grandmother was the local primary … Continue reading

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No sloe gin for Christmas!?!

Having been at Warwick University this week and seen sloes dripping off the hedgerows but deciding it wasn’t appropriate to fill up my laptop bag with them I decided to set off this afternoon to find some on the farm. … Continue reading

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The wonder of nature.

I was hoping to be able to show off my marmalade making or the use of my new spons – I’ll keep you all in suspense and explain what they are in my next blog!  Unfortunately, I’ve been too busy … Continue reading

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