Archive of June 2009 Articles

Elderflower Champagne!

27th June 2009 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

If you are coming to stay with us in the next few weeks why not  pick some Elderflower. Last year we made Elderflower cordial which was delicious. This year I fancied a change and found  this  lovely recipe for Elderflower champagne in a wonderful book called “A greener Life”  writte Read the full post

Whats happening in the Vegetable garden?

27th June 2009 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

The sunshine and rain have made everything grow in abundance. The first straberries are apearing through the beds of straw, huge shiny red and best of all they taste divine!  The beans are doing well too, celery, crisp lettuce that is popular with our guests and we have big fat round radishes. I ha Read the full post

Southlands Stables!

27th June 2009 | Events, places to go & things to do., Southlands Farm News | No Comments

After lots of hard work our new stables are finished. Not only does it mean Toggi and Pebbles our Pony’s have five star accommodation but also if you have ever dreamed of  bringing your horse on holiday with you it is now possible!  We are a  small working Farm that can offer B and B ... Read the full post

The Garden in June

20th June 2009 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

I think June is one of my favorite months in the garden,  possibly because everything is full of promise just budding, just in bloom. The vegetable garden  looks lush and alive again. My seeds have survived and the tiny plants are growing strong and look bright against the rich brown soil.. The to Read the full post

Fiesta the Cow surprises us!

20th June 2009 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

I have been keeping an eye on Fiesta other wise known as  “moody cow”  for a few days now. We bought her with the knowledge she had been ” running with a bull”  but were not sure she was definitely pregnant until a few weeks ago. She is a beautiful Dexter and very trim so Read the full post

Ruby has piglets.

20th June 2009 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Ruby and Mr Piggy have six little piglets! Ruby decided to have the piglets outside in the pig house with Mr Piggy and Poppy her sister all close by. It was as if the other two pigs were on guard outside the house. Piglets are amazing they are born all ready to go! Busy from ... Read the full post

 

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