What to do over the summer holidays
With a long, hot summer stretching ahead, let us help you with some ideas to keep the whole family busy, alert and content until school starts again.
Celebrating locally grown flowers for British Flowers Week
British Flowers Week is an annual celebration of British flowers and the independent growers and florists who work with them. As the organisers say, “just like with food, people are increasingly demanding more locally grown flowers to celebrate the seasons and support British growers. Often scented, British flowers have a natural charm, beauty and just-picked […]
Scarlett the Dairy Cow – An Update
In September 2017 a very special heifer calf with rare red & white colouring was born as part of our organic, pedigree British Friesian dairy herd at Daylesford. After asking our customers to suggest some names on social media, “Scarlett” fit our redheaded beauty perfectly and her full pedigree name was registered as Daylesford Scarlett […]
Agroforestry – Hens, a new Orchard & Farming for the Future
Planting trees in hen fields may sound like a strange thing to do but it’s the first important step in our latest undertaking on the farm – our agroforestry project. Agroforestry is a means of managing combinations of trees, crops and livestock so that not only do you get better results from your crops; above […]