Guest Post – BeeKeeping By James @ The Surrey BeeKeeper

I recently got chatting via twitter with James who is starting out in beekeeping. His website, The Surrey Beekeeper is a diary of James’ discovery of bees and beekeeping, but before you head across to the Surrey Beekeeper, here is a taster of how James got into beekeeping, so sit back and enjoy and I … Read more Guest Post – BeeKeeping By James @ The Surrey BeeKeeper

Keeping Chickens – Guest Article By Tim Daniels @ Poultrykeeper.com

Keeping a few hens in the back yard is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the UK and it’s no surprise because it is incredibly straightforward.  If you keep hens without a cockerel, they make very little noise and shouldn’t be any trouble with the neighbours. A supply of fresh eggs is always welcome … Read more Keeping Chickens – Guest Article By Tim Daniels @ Poultrykeeper.com

Guest Appearance – Golden Pheasants By Allandoo Pheasantry

Zoe A. Hunter from Allandoo Pheasantry is a breeder of ornamental and rare species of pheasant. Zoe has written about the Golden Pheasant. The most popular of the Ornamental Pheasants to keep in an aviary is undoubtedly the Golden Pheasant. It is not difficult to see why as the colours of this bird are dazzling. … Read more Guest Appearance – Golden Pheasants By Allandoo Pheasantry

The Early Bird Gets The Goose By James Gulliver – Guest Appearance

An article written by James Gulliver of Gulliver Geese on how buying goslings early in the season can save you money. Gulliver Geese are the largest producer of day old goslings in the UK and have goslings for sale from April through to August. As Christmas looms on the horizon the last thing on goose … Read more The Early Bird Gets The Goose By James Gulliver – Guest Appearance

Guest Appearance – Efficient Farming By John Gossop

John Gossop is an East Yorkshire farmer with over 45 years experience, author of the blog Peakfood and avid researcher of threats to food production. I am pleased to say that he has written a thought provoking article for farmingfriends entitled Efficient Farming. Modern farms, with their giant tractors and gleaming machinery give the impression of being highly … Read more Guest Appearance – Efficient Farming By John Gossop

Guest Appearance – 19 Fine Days By Bruce

Trisha from Bird Table News has kindly shared her brother’s farming memories with me. Bruce has written a number of farming stories which I am going to post. This post is entitled 19 Fine Days and was first published in the Burton Fleming newsletter in 2004. Bruce’s farming memories will not only transport you back … Read more Guest Appearance – 19 Fine Days By Bruce

Guest Appearance – Knotts Berry Farm by Ellen

A couple of weeks ago on my usual Saturday search for the photo hunters, I came across a very interesting post all about a farm that became a successful amusement park. Ellen @ The Happy Wonderer was the author of the post. I was so taken with this article that I contacted Ellen to ask if … Read more Guest Appearance – Knotts Berry Farm by Ellen

Guest Appearance – Childhood Memories By Trisha

My new friend Trisha lives on a farm and loves to feed the birds. She has recently set up a website called Bird Table News which tells you all about the birds that are visiting her garden and the food that Trisha is feeding them. Birdy Trisha, as she likes to be known, has kindly written a … Read more Guest Appearance – Childhood Memories By Trisha

Guest Appearance – Busman’s Holiday By Louise

I recently visited This Is My Patch – a lovely website that records the sights, sounds and events in Louise’s “patch” in West Sussex. We have regularly been commenting on each other’s sites and I was delighted when I received an email entitled farming story from Louise. Excitedly I opened the email to reveal the bold heading –A … Read more Guest Appearance – Busman’s Holiday By Louise

Guest Appearance – Bronte The Dog By Sally

Recently my in laws decided to take a day trip to Sunk Island and came back saying what a lovely place it was and how it was worth a trip. It was then that I came across this new website Sunk Island where I was able to find out about what life and farming life is like for … Read more Guest Appearance – Bronte The Dog By Sally