When I sent the six guinea fowl eggs to The Cottage Smallholder I did not know; if Mrs Boss, the broody hen, would sit on the eggs, if the eggs were fertile or if the eggs would hatch successfully. In all 3 instances we had success; Mrs Boss sat on the eggs for 28 days, … Read more
The leeks that TopVeg kindly sent me after my veg garden flooded are growing well thanks to the advice that TopVeg provided. We have also just found this fantastic video clip by Soilman that will compliment the advice given by TopVeg. Soilman has volunteered his video advice to help the interblog leek growing project. Thanks … Read more
Warburtons’ National Bread Week in the UK runs from the 7th-13th May this year. The event is in it’s 7th year and the aim of this year’s event is to celebrate the ‘roll’ that bread plays in our daily diet. The week will help to promote the nutritional benefits of bread and raise awareness of breads part in a healthy … Read more
The British Council have launched a national grow your own potatoes in schools competition, because they have found that 60% of children thought that potatoes grew on trees. I am a teacher and I have launched this potato competition in the school I work in with the Year 3 children. I do not want the children to just … Read more
Can you unscramble the jumbled up letters to spell a farming word? Example: EHN = HEN Have a go and enjoy the challenge. TCALET URPYLOT IGFRNAM EGANIU WFLO RTARTOC EIASGL TTOOEPAS ETWHA YREBLA RMREAF SAMILNA UPGLOH ORSCP BEAALR OECBNMI EHVARRSTE AGIRN VTASHER ESEPH LBSEA OFEMSAUHR Click on the links below to … Read more
If you have enjoyed meeting the animals and harvesting the information at Farming Friends, then reward yourself with one of our free bookmarks. You have three to choose from, so go on, print the bookmarks today and don’t delay! Farming Friends Bookmarks Farming Friends Bookmarks Make a great gift for someone. Useful for those of … Read more
Meet Larry The Leaf and learn all about the function of the leaf and the process of photosynthesis.
Where does your food come from? Farm produce is made into food that we eat but sometimes we do not realise where the food originally came from. Meet Emily Egg, Percy Potato and Molly Milk to find out where eggs, potatoes and milk come from.
Here are the answers to the Mystery Animals Puzzle. Go back to puzzle. Mystery Animal 1 = Sheep. Mystery Animal 2 = Cat. Mystery Animal 3 = Guinea Fowl. Mystery Animal 4 = Guinea Pig. Mystery Animal 5 = Cow. Mystery Animal 6 = Pony. Mystery Animal 7 = Horse. Mystery Animal 8 = Butterfly. … Read more