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Garden Pets

Garden Pets

How to Rear Your Own Turkeys
4 years ago

How to Rear Your Own Turkeys

How to Rear Your Own Turkeys

By Martina Mercer

A month ago we invested in lavender ducks and chickens for our small holding as although we’d kept hundreds of birds before, …
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How to Encourage Children into the Garden
4 years ago

How to Encourage Children into the Garden

Encourage Children to Step Outside

In this day and age with electricity taken for granted many children choose media as a form of entertainment; whether it’s YouTube, Facebook or …
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Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!
4 years ago

Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!

It’s been a busy month at the North Yorkshire Manor House, as we made the decision to stay. Suddenly as the sun came out we were overwhelmed with the beauty …
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The Sun has Got his Easter Bonnet On
4 years ago

The Sun has Got his Easter Bonnet On

The Sun has got His Easter Bonnet on!

As everyone tucks into their chocolate eggs, and proud children display their handmade bonnets, we’ve realised that a chicken is afforded …
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Home Made Composts for Your Garden (Warning- it’s a bit yucky!)
4 years ago

Home Made Composts for Your Garden (Warning- it’s a bit yucky!)

By Martina Mercer

There are many different forms of homemade compost out there, and many ways in which you can take unwanted rubbish and turn it into a fertilizer or …
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A Realist’s Look at Keeping Livestock
4 years ago

A Realist’s Look at Keeping Livestock

For the majority of us that regularly tend to our vegetable patch or spend our spare minutes in the garden there comes a time when we decide we want …
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The Proper Polish Bantams
4 years ago

The Proper Polish Bantams

The Proper Polish Bantams

The smallest of the bantam family in terms of body size, The Polish Bantams have a different look to many other varieties due to their array …
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The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam
4 years ago

The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam

The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam!

A noble bantam the Silkie is a fantastic addition to any brood of chickens. In a variety of colours, the Silkie will strut proudly …
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Give Your Bantams a New Year Makeover with Wiggly Wigglers
4 years ago

Give Your Bantams a New Year Makeover with Wiggly Wigglers

Give Your Bantams a New Year Makeover with Diatoms!

Our Bantams are having a lovely winter, with mild conditions affording them a cosy home and even some time on …
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