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Two deer have taken up residence under one of Tria Stebbing’s oak trees

Time is of the essence for hedge work

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By Tria Stebbing. The field remains beautiful, with autumn colours now a kaleidoscope of orange hues. The Ash has dropped everything while the Oak is...
King on his way to the farm with ginger biscuits, and the wrinkle-faced Humphrey

King had all the moves with the girls

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By Tria Stebbing. The parched brown field now seems a distant memory as the grass is growing very fast. The glut of acorns continues to...
The countryside is busy putting itself to bed in November PHOTO: Peter Mayer/ Pixabay

Step into the last days of autumn – there’s still nature to see…

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By A J Selby The summer sun is fading as the year grows old, and darker days are drawing near Justin Hayward Forever Autumn. November is a great...
Hedgerow in field

Time to maintain hedgerow havens

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by Tria Stebbing. With the sheep happily grazing, it is time to turn our attention to the security and maintenance side of the field. We...
Rosehip is known for its high vitamin C and anti-inflammatory properties

Look out girls, Humphrey the Ram is warming up!

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by Tria Stebbing. The time is running away with us and the evenings are drawing in. Nature is providing us with an assortment of goodies...
Autumn holds a special place in many hearts PHOTO: Joe/Pixabay

Close at hand, the basket stood with nuts from brown October’s wood

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by A J Selby. Ask any group of people to name their favourite season and many will plump for spring or summer. For some, however, the...
Zwartbles, which originated in the Friesland region of Holland, are a rare breed traditionally used for meat and milk production

‘When the world around you is in mourning, sit with your flock’

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“Why do you have sheep?” Last Sunday, having just moved the sheep back to their paddock, a resident out walking stopped to watch and...
In the First World War soldiers were said to have read maps in the trenches by the glow worms’ light

The worm that’s really a beetle…

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With the sheep happily grazing on brown dry stubble and munching through next winter’s hay, we have time to enjoy the field and reflect...
The fox in these photos was a regular visitor to the garden of one of our neighbours. Sadly, the South and West Wiltshire Hunt hunted and killed her in the corner of a nearby field

In defence of foxes

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Extensive research shows that our rural and urban foxes are a timid and peaceful bunch by Pip Donovan When dusk falls, cats like to leave their...
It has been a bumper start to the blackberry season and the trees are heavy with acorns this year. PHOTO: MegLearner/Pixabay

Treasure trove of goodies at the farm sale

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By Tria Stebbing. Along with the hot sunny weather comes the usual myriad of activities for the farmer with a bit of time on his...

Latest Field & Stream Stories

Time is of the essence for hedge work

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By Tria Stebbing. The field remains beautiful, with autumn colours now a kaleidoscope of orange hues. The Ash has dropped everything while the Oak is...

King had all the moves with the girls

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By Tria Stebbing. The parched brown field now seems a distant memory as the grass is growing very fast. The glut of acorns continues to...

Step into the last days of autumn – there’s still nature...

0
By A J Selby The summer sun is fading as the year grows old, and darker days are drawing near Justin Hayward Forever Autumn. November is a great...