Orchid and thistle

With the nice weather upon us – for a little while at least –  here are two pictures from Calon Wen meadows.  The first is an orchid found on Argoed Farm from Stuart Taylor.  The second is a Goldfinch on thistle sent in to us from Dave Edge at Cophouse Farm.

Orchid Thistle

 

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A tale for all romantics

A tale for all romantics February of course is the month where lovers celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. The Welsh can’t wait until February!   Dwynwen, the patron saint of Welsh lovers is celebrated on the 25th of January each year. Legend has it that she’d set her heart on marrying a handsome young man called Maelon

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What is Organic September?

Organic September is about celebrating everything organic, giving the hardworking organic producers a spotlight to acknowledge their work and dedication to work with nature, not against it. The past few years have seen huge changes to our world, and now more than ever it’s time we start seeking solutions to help restore nature, health and

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Every Picture Tells A Story / Eich Stori Mewn llun

This was painted by Katie Moloney.  A friend of Heather Rogers she copied it from an image on the website.  What a great painting and a great idea.   If you live on a farm and  know someone who could paint a picture of your herd or any other aspect of life on your farm why

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