Chamomile harvest is over for another year, and what a year it has been! The very dry spring meant the chamomile did not start growing until late in the season, followed by the heatwaves of June (remember those!) the flowers
We are open to the public for one week of the year. However some visitors arrive all the time as this short video shows.
In my last post about our nestbox I gave credit to the male blue tit for nest building – WRONG! I have subsequently found out it is the female who does all the work, and then sets to laying eggs.
The chamomile is slowly coming out of its winter period of dormancy as the weather warms and the days lengthen with the onset of Spring. Elsewhere on the farm there are mallard ducklings on the pond, the bees are foraging
Mild February Weather We’re experiencing a mild spell of weather this week. With bees buzzing round the hellebores in the garden and Blue Tits inspecting the refurbished bird house it’s not surprising my thoughts turn to Spring as well! It’s
February has only just begun but the ditches around our chamomile fields are beginning to fill up. After a very dry winter so far it’s good to see some rainfall. This month is known as “February Fill Dyke” and
I put the trailcam back on its post to try and capture some footage of the deer and the large flock of lapwing that have arrived with the cold weather. Not much luck on either front, but because the setting
It’s a cold and frosty start to December. The chamomile fields are covered in frost as the temperature dropped to below zero for the third night in a row. That’s not a problem for the chamomile, it’s a hardy little
After some very blustery and often wet days the sun came out this morning so I had a walk up to my beehives on the headland of one of our chamomile fields. Although it was still quite cold I thought
Here’s the latest in addition to our Christmas Specials range – Festive shaped bath bombs in a Christmas bauble! At just £3.00 each these baubles will make an excellent stocking filler or tree present. Each bauble contains two handmade festive