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Walking to get some firewood from the woods behind the house, something jumped at Mark and clung to his t-shirt. It was none other than a young grey Squirrel and would not leave him alone. Mark put the squirrel back onto low a tree branch and carried on with his business of collecting some firewood. […]

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Feeling Safe!

This little one fell out of its nesting area which was high up in the eaves of the house at the gable end and had obviously thought he was ready to fly the nest.  Mark was outside the house and noticed a mature Blue Tit bird was flying round him distressed and then heard the […]

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The Edible Garden Show 2014 is being staged for the first time at London’s Alexandra Palace is just 21 days away! The three-day event is a one-stop-shop for everything you need to enjoy the ‘Good Life’ with advice in spades from some of the UK’s top gardening talent including award-winning TV presenter James Wong, the […]

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Origin of Content: Smallholding CoursesOur mission is to help people gain the skills and confidence to live their lives more sustainably and to love doing it. We run courses on our organic family farm just outside Cambridge (UK) in beautiful countrysi…

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Pig Keeping Courses

Origin of Content: Smallholding Courses

Let the team at Tedfold Cottage Farm show you how to keep pigs healthy and safe. Our one-day courses are 50:50 theory and hands-on. We believe that you can read when you like but cannot always handle pigs when you like so our emphasis is on the hands-on. You will feed the pigs in the [...]

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Origin of Content: Smallholding Courses

Wool and Feathers is based on a 5 acre smallholding and we offer 2 types of CHICKEN KEEPING COURSES and FELTMAKING COURSES.  The first of our CHICKEN COURSES is for complete beginners  and the second course is more advanced for those wishing to breed or expand their flock into keeping other poultry too. We keep and breed a few pure bred chickens, have [...]

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“This large 3 (or 4) bedroom farmhouse has 2 bathrooms, living room, entrance hall, dinning room, kitchen, study and walk in closets. The land included in the sale extends to six acres of which approx 1 acre is building zoned for future development or expansion if required. The gardens have a lovely valley and forest […]

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The Edible Garden Show

If you’ve been counting the days to the return of UK’s only national event dedicated to the ‘grow-your-own’ revolution, then the wait is almost over! In just over two weeks, thousands of visitors and exhibitors will descend on Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire for The Edible Garden Show 2012. For three spectacular days, gardeners, grow-your-own enthusiasts […]

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Grow your own – gardening tips for March
  Some gardening tips and reminders for March: If you’ve been chitting your potatoes, then you can start planting them around mid March. Any leeks left should come up now. Any parsnips left should come up now. You can start sowing your beetroot seeds through March-June. Soak your seeds overnight before planting for best results. [...]

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tHIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN FOR THE MONTHLY PUBLICATION ‘HOME FARMER MAGAZINE’  BY EDITOR  PAUL MELNYCZUK AND IN CONTAINS SOME WONDERFUL COLOUR IMAGES – A MAG, SIMILAR TO THIS SITE, DESIGNED FOR SMALLHOLDERS.  SPOON WHITTLING DAY COURSES David Alty and Dan Watson of Woodlands.co.uk have both been working wood for many years, and here they offer [...]

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