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Chickens

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    New Chickens, New Cheese…

    Blog 23rd February 2016

    We’ve had a very productive Half Term… Whilst the grass may still be damp, even waterlogged, a couple of days of fabulous sunshine over the last week has permitted a…

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    Round and Around

    Blog 6th February 2016

    We’ve been thinking about cycles this week… Not bicycles, though we love those too, but life cycles in animals and plants, the cycles of the seasons and, of course, recycling…

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    Back in the Game!

    Blog 25th January 2016

    The wait is over… I must have forgotten how good the feeling is to discover a freshly laid egg in the nest box, to be honest, I’ve not been checking…

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    Boil, Chop, Bubble, Pot…

    Blog 19th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. Maybe I should have named this post ‘Upper Body Strength’? As this week is…

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    Back to School…

    Blog 12th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I know that the children went back to school last week, but I’m going…

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    2015 – I salute you!

    Blog 5th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I’m a firm believer that Christmas continues until the twelfth night and remain in…

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    Lunch out of a Skip…

    Blog 26th October 2015

    ‘Garden as though you will live forever.’* *William Kent I love the thought of gardening as an investment for generations, a legacy for the future. I often look at the…

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    Are you a Farmer?

    Blog 13th October 2015

    ‘It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.’* *B C Forbes ‘Are you a Farmer?’ asked a young boy…

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    Bread Angels

    Blog 29th September 2015

    ‘I like bread and butter, I like toast and jam,’* *The Newbeats And good job too as we’ve been on a mighty baking-fest these last couple of weeks… Regular readers will…

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    First Class Bees

    Blog 21st September 2015

    ‘A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.’* *Winnie The Pooh September is always busy on the smallholding; it’s our main…