Red Admiral Butterfly

We have seen lots of the Red Admiral Butterflies in our orchard in the last few weeks (August/September 2019). This post was originally published on (4th August 2007) and updated on (13th September 2019). Latin Name: Vanessa Atalanta  Description:  The Red Admiral is a brightly coloured butterfly with red bands and white spots on a black … Read more Red Admiral Butterfly

Should You Separate Broody Hen From Other Hens & Cockerel?

Should you separate a broody hen from other hens and cockerels? This is a tricky one as there are arguments for and against. If you separate a broody hen from the rest of the flock you are safe guarding the safety of the hen and chicks when they hatch as they are not going to … Read more Should You Separate Broody Hen From Other Hens & Cockerel?

How To Incubate Hen Eggs In An Incubator Without An Automatic Egg Turner

Here is a set of instructions for how to incubate hen eggs in an incubator without an automatic egg turner. Collect 6 to 12 fertile hen eggs. Store with the pointed end of egg facing down. Plug in the incubator the day before adding eggs to make sure it is working. Add water to the … Read more How To Incubate Hen Eggs In An Incubator Without An Automatic Egg Turner

Gardening Resources

For all you budding gardeners out there we have some resources you may find useful. How To Grow Herbs For Cooking eBook         At a cost of only £4.00 the How To Grow Herbs For Cooking eBook will provide you with information about: how to grow herbs, sizes of herbs, growing herbs … Read more Gardening Resources