Archive of February 2013 Articles

Take the dog with you!

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Events, places to go & things to do., Local News, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Just an note that we now advertise with ‘ We accept pets’. Sometimes its hard to find the right care  for your dog when you go away…well why not keep everyone happy and bring your furry friend with you .Here at Southlands Farm we have a drying room and plenty of hose pipes to wash Read the full post

Yolks of Gold!

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Mum came to stay and spoilt me by making  the most fantastic fish pie with locally caught fish, our last garden leeks, home grown  potatoes and the most golden yoked Southlands Farm free range eggs! Yummy!     Read the full post

Frosty coated morning

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

This morning the farm was coated in white, Jack Frost had cast his spell and dusted every surface with crisp spikes. Thick fog filled the air and all I could see was grey silhouettes of the cattle around the hay feeders.It was a very pretty picture trees, hedges etched with white even the gate latch Read the full post

Babies at Play!

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

There is something rather lovely having a bunch of calves born together. At the moment we have six all born within ten days of each other.It is lovely to see them all play together.One of the cows plays’ nanny’ keeping a watchful eye on them all allowing the other Mums to graze.Yesterday Read the full post

“Tottering Hall” spring to mind?

12th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Oh dear he has only been gone a couple of days and I feel a rapid decline in dress sense…and an uncanny resemblance to a certain character from Tottering Hall!(Have a look for yourself!  ….www.tottering.com ….scary!) Read the full post

Shampoo and set required!

12th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

With Charles away ,we’ve been mucking out, feeding animal, lugging hay…. we girls have had a very busy day!!!!!!!! Read the full post

Send a little love……

9th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Yes its nearly Valentines Day! It doesn’t have to mean a trip to the shops…Make the one you love a coffee in a special cup, cut out paper hearts or pick a little bunch of happiness right from the garden…On the other hand you could book a Romantic break here at Southlands Farm… Read the full post

Baby Mix Up!

8th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

This morning we were greeted with another new calf …although things were not to be that straight forward! Summer (my favourite Cow no2 as her Mum Victoria was one of our very first cows and Summer arrived with her as a tiny calf at foot) Anyway Summer had her calf Ermintrude ( we are on ... Read the full post

Ruby red winter warmer!

8th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

We have just used the last of our beetroot and I made a huge batch of beetroot soup.I had forgotten how simple it is to make….Beetroot’s, stock, salt, pepper and a good dollop of cream…not only is it yummy but such a beautiful colour and it even tastes good cold…why not give Read the full post

 

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