farm

Here comes Winter!

So here we are in early November! But it’s so hard to believe - the sun has kept shining, and only now are we beginning to get frosty mornings. So now, the grass has slowed in its growth, plants are dying back, and there’s a real freshness to the morning and evening air. Yet, we are still picking red tomatoes and getting handfuls of raspberries, kale and spinach each day. Sunsets and rises have been beautiful, with a pink sky closing many days. The older cows have all calved and have their offspring feeding off them. The piglets are now weaned off their mum and growing fast. The turkeys...

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Looking forward to summer at Bronhaul

So here we are on the hottest day of the year so far! The summer has finally arrived, and though today might be the hottest day so far, we are fortunate enough that the sunny, warm days have far outnumbered the rainy, dull ones. Long summer evenings have allowed us more weeding time and provided a chance to enjoy the woods and the new Wetland Walk. The Wetland is an area next to Coed y Ddwr Woods and is quite marshy, with large parts of natural growth. We have been working hard to restore the balance of reeds, wild flowers and plants that complement the wetter ground, which we are delighted...

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